A major rally is being held at City Hall on Wednesday, opposing a City Council measure that would ban the sale of fur.
Critics say the measure would mean the loss of thousands of jobs in the fur industry. It would also mean that popular clothing items like UGG boots couldn’t be purchased in New York City.
The measure is supported by Council Speaker Corey Johnson. He said the use of fur isn’t ethical and claims to have the support of celebrities and many within the fashion industry.
A City Council hearing on the issue is being held on Wednesday afternoon.
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