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Bloomberg, Baldwin and more weigh in on de Blasio horse carriage ban

A Quinnipiac University poll found that voters oppose Mayor Bill de Blasio's plan to ban horse carriage rides by 64% to 24%. Celebrities are split on the decision, too.

Liam Neeson: Against the ban

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"This is an industry that's been here since before Abraham Lincoln's first inauguration. A beautiful industry it is. It's a connection with our past."

Pink: In favor of the ban

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"Watching a horse gallop across a field is one of the most calming sights imaginable. Watching a horse dodge traffic-- nose to tailpipe and spooked by horns, sirens and pounding music-- is one of the most upsetting."

Michael Bloomberg: Against the ban

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"The horses here are supervised by the health department, the ASPCA. They're well taken care of. And most of them wouldn't be alive if they didn't have a job."

Kaley Cuoco: In favor of the ban

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"Love everything about NYC but the horse-drawn carriages. It's dangerous and cruel. Aren't we beyond this ridiculous tourist attraction?"

Jimmy Fallon: Against the ban

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"As long as they're taken care of-- the horses-- then I love them."

Alec Baldwin: In favor of the ban

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"New York should join Toronto, London and Paris in outlawing hansom cabs from city centers."

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