A nonbinding question on the Nov. 6 ballot could make a life-or-death difference to 20,000 unwanted animals each year
by Elinor Brecher (article from Miami Herald)
Spectators at Miami-Dade County Commission meetings are sternly warned against “clapping, applauding, heckling or verbal outbursts.’’
But Chairman Joe A. Martinez made an exception on Tuesday for animal advocates who could barely contain themselves after commissioners unanimously agreed to place a pet-friendly ‘‘straw vote’’ question on the Nov. 6 ballot.
“You may bark or meow,’’ he said. And some of them did.
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