NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Angry furriers descended on City Hall Thursday to protest proposed city council legislation to ban the sale of fur apparel and accessories.
They claim it would decimate the industry and result in the loss of hundreds of jobs and billions in revenue over the next decade.
They chanted “Save our jobs! Save our jobs!” Dozens of people who work in the New York City fur industry came to City Hall to tell Council Speaker Corey Johnson to “fur-get” about his proposed ban on the sale of clothing and accessories made of animal skin with hair, fleece, or fur attached.
“We’re here to say we’ve had enough. Enough of the attacks. Enough of the attacks on our