Mayor Rawlings-Blake Signs Bill Creating Anti-Animal Abuse Advisory Commission
Wednesday Sep 29th, 2010
Mayor was joined by Orioles outfielder Adam Jones and MMA fighter John Rallo.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was joined by Council President Bernard “Jack” Young, Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones, MMA fighter John Rallo, members of the Mayor’s Anti-Animal Abuse Advisory Commission, and concerned residents and business leaders to launch the “Show Your Soft Side” campaign. The campaign was developed to reduce the incidence of animal abuse in Baltimore, and features acknowledged “hard” men of Baltimore with their pets. Baltimore Ravens linebacker Jarret Johnson is also helping with the campaign, but could not attend today's announcement.
“It is an honor to stand with so many people willing to give their time and resources to help put an end to animal abuse,” said Mayor Rawlings-Blake. “Together, we will reach out to young people in Baltimore to tell them that abusing a helpless animal is a sign of weakness, not strength.”...