ABC News | Fur Hits the Ban in West Hollywood, Calif.

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But for some, the vote amounted to little more than a sham. Keith Kaplan, executive director of the Fur Information Council of America and a 26-year resident of West Hollywood, was outraged that the city council didn’t take more time to consider the economic impact.

Kaplan said a study that found that 46 percent – or 91 fashion stores – in the West Hollywood area sell fur would have been ready for review this week. But city officials declined to postpone the vote, he said.

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