Asian Americans for Political Advancement

Trays filled with shark fins are displayed at a store in Chinatown on August 24, 2011 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Shark Fin Ban Opponents Pleased By Support From Feds

California’s shark fin ban faces a legal challenge by the Chinatown Neighborhood Association and Asian Americans for Political Advancement.


Shark fins in a bag await delivery at a wholesale warehouse in Hong Kong (Laurent Fievet)

Asian-American Groups Sue Over California Shark Fin Ban

Two Asian-American groups have challenged the state’s shark fin ban in a federal lawsuit in San Francisco, claiming it discriminates against Chinese Americans because it blocks cultural uses of shark fin soup.



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