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Fur Banned at Pageant

Organizers of the Miss USA Florida pageant have agreed to go fur-free this year.

The Animal Rights Foundation of Florida has successfully campaigned to end the use of fur in the Miss USA Florida pageant this year. The Fur Information Council of America has sponsored the event for several years and the winner of the annual beauty pageant has been awarded a full-length mink coat since 1999. After several years of campaigning against the use of fur in the show, the pageant director, Grant Gravitt, has confirmed that no fur will be used this year, which takes place July 15 to 16.

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