5000 Portland residents have signed the petition to ban the sale of new fur products.

Over 50 Portland-based businesses have endorsed the ban on the sale of new fur products. Endorse View Letter

17 local, national, and international organizations are in our coalition

Fur Ban FAQ

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Model Legislation

Our model legislation is based on the ban that was passed in San Francisco. It is a city ordinance that prohibits the manufacture and sale of new fur products within city limits: fur coats, coats with fur trim, handbags, shoes, hats, and keychains. You can view the full text here.

  • 6-month phase-in period for companies to sell current stock
  • Does not cover the sale of used or vintage fur
  • Does not prohibit people from wearing fur
  • Does not cover the sale of fur from animals trapped within the state, which is managed by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
  • Does not apply to indigenous people of the Americas for religious or cultural uses

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