As District Attorney, Dan Quart will prioritize the humane treatment of animals. This focus is important because not only do animals’ lives have value in and of themselves but animal abuse can also be a warning sign for abuse of humans. Building a more just Manhattan requires treating the world around us with care, which includes animals. Dan believes that it is both smart policy and a moral requirement for us to demonstrate compassion toward animals.
Animal abuse has no place in our society and as Manhattan’s next District Attorney, Dan will be a champion for animals and solutions that make our city more sustainable. As an Assembly member Dan has ten year voting record for bills that prevent animal cruelty including legislation that banned cat de-clawing in New York, a cruel and unnecessary procedure. Beyond his plans for the office (outlined below) Dan will use his platform to advocate for the humane treatment of animals in everything from our food systems to our fashion industry. He will also work to educate Manhattanites about how they can play a role in building a city free of animal abuses.
As District Attorney, Dan will: