Beagles Descend Upon Springfield to Push McDermed Legisation

Representatives from the Beagle Freedom Project and their allies brought rescue dogs to the state capital today as part of a push for 'right to release' legislation. State Representative McDermed is the sponsor of the legislation, known as the Beagle Freedom Bill, which would require tax payer funded labs to work with animal rescue organizations to give animals a chance at adoption rather than being euthanized. Beagles are a popular breed for lab testing and research purposes because of their disposition and size.

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