Illinois May Ban Possession of Shark Fins
Source: The Sacramento Bee
March 9, 2012
"SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Illinois may be hundreds of miles from the nearest ocean, but that doesn't mean state lawmakers aren't concerned about sea life.
The Illinois House voted Thursday to ban the possession of shark fins.
Environmentalists say shark populations are dropping dramatically because of overfishing. Millions of sharks are killed for their fins, which are used to make shark fin soup."
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