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27 Mar 2023, 1:07 pm by
Breaking: New anti-doping program is good news for racehorses Mon, 03/27/2023 - 20:07 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Today marks a critical turning point for thoroughbred racehorse safety, and it comes just in time for the upcoming Triple Crown season. [read post]
22 Mar 2023, 2:39 pm by
Celebrating the lawmakers who made 2022 a banner year for big cats and other animals Wed, 03/22/2023 - 21:39 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Last night at our Humane Awards event on Capitol Hill, we celebrated the work of lawmakers whose dedication to our cause made 2022 a banner congressional year for animals. [read post]
20 Mar 2023, 8:13 am by
Puppy Protection Act brings hope for dogs languishing in puppy mills Mon, 03/20/2023 - 15:13 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block In West Point, Iowa, a large-scale, commercial breeding facility called the Stonehenge Kennel contains more than 800 dogs. [read post]
14 Mar 2023, 2:53 am by
Cruel hunting methods in Kenai National Wildlife Refuge were just defeated Tue, 03/14/2023 - 09:53 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block In a massive victory for wildlife in Alaska, the U.S. [read post]
9 Mar 2023, 10:30 pm by
A decade’s worth of wins against cosmetics animal testing Fri, 03/10/2023 - 06:30 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Tomorrow, March 11, 2023, marks the 10-year anniversary of a historic paradigm shift away from cosmetics animal testing. [read post]
7 Mar 2023, 3:21 am by
“Trophy hunting is an archaic and abhorrent practice that we must no longer tolerate,” said Sara Amundson, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund. [read post]
6 Mar 2023, 5:27 pm by
What we found undercover at infamous trophy hunting convention Tue, 03/07/2023 - 01:27 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Elephant-skin luggage and leopard claw jewelry are just some of the supposedly luxurious products our undercover investigator discovered at Safari Club International’s annual hunting convention, where more than 850 exhibitors convened in February in Nashville, Tennessee. [read post]
3 Mar 2023, 10:27 am by
For the first time, birds receive protection under the Animal Welfare Act Fri, 03/03/2023 - 18:27 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block In a monumental step forward for birds who are often exploited in the pet trade, exhibitions and breeding, the U.S. [read post]
15 Feb 2023, 4:21 pm by
This state’s draft wolf plan spells disaster for wolves Thu, 02/16/2023 - 00:21 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Idaho is pulling ahead in a race to the bottom for how states treat wolves. [read post]
14 Feb 2023, 11:46 pm by
We’re prepared to sue to get hippos the protections they need Wed, 02/15/2023 - 07:46 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Today, on World Hippo Day, we and our partners sent notice of our intent to sue the U.S. [read post]
14 Feb 2023, 8:20 am by
Supreme Court ruling expected any day on animal welfare Tue, 02/14/2023 - 16:20 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Any day now, the Supreme Court of the United States could issue its ruling in one of the most important court cases in the history of the animal protection movement—one that could have implications for the quality of life of millions of farmed animals. [read post]
9 Feb 2023, 2:30 am by
This is no time to strip endangered species protections from grizzly bears Thu, 02/09/2023 - 10:30 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block After teetering on the brink of extinction, the grizzly bear population in the United States finally began to recover, thanks to the Endangered Species Act. [read post]
6 Feb 2023, 7:38 am by
As Biden delivers State of the Union address, we’re urging 6 priorities for animals Mon, 02/06/2023 - 15:38 By Kitty Block and Sara Amundson President Joe Biden’s State of the Union speech marks a midway point in his term, and for us, an opportunity to assess the administration’s animal protection priorities. [read post]
31 Jan 2023, 10:20 am by
Here’s why pork is the new veal Tue, 01/31/2023 - 18:20 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Starting in the 1980s, people all over the world began to feel disgusted by veal, when the treatment of baby cows was exposed: Veal was produced by separating baby cows from their mothers and raising them in tiny crates where they could barely move. [read post]
25 Jan 2023, 4:34 pm by
Europe’s largest hunting fair opens, despite dangers faced by wildlife worldwide Thu, 01/26/2023 - 00:34 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Despite ecological devastation, habitat loss, human-wildlife conflict, poaching and all the other threats that undermine the ability of wild animals to survive in their natural habitats, Europe’s largest hunting fair opened this week in Dortmund, Germany. [read post]
18 Jan 2023, 6:28 pm by
You can help pass state laws to create a more humane world for animals Thu, 01/19/2023 - 02:28 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block State legislatures are again in session, and we’re busy in our push for the passage of animal protection laws across the country. [read post]
12 Jan 2023, 7:41 am
Sara Amundson, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund, issued a statement calling the new rule 'a victory for Alaska’s iconic wildlife species. [read post]
11 Jan 2023, 1:39 pm by
Judge rules that NIH’s refusal to move chimps from a New Mexico laboratory to Chimp Haven sanctuary violates federal law Wed, 01/11/2023 - 21:39 By Kitty Block and Sara Amundson There is renewed hope for thirty chimpanzees languishing in a New Mexico laboratory as part of our long-standing fight to give chimpanzees who were subjected to experiments a chance at sanctuary life. [read post]
6 Jan 2023, 12:35 pm by
New Animal Welfare Act regulations would improve the lives of so many animals in need Fri, 01/06/2023 - 20:35 By Kitty Block and Sara Amundson In the years since its passage more than half a century ago, the Animal Welfare Act has become an extremely important and multi-faceted animal protection law. [read post]
6 Jan 2023, 9:37 am by
Breaking: Big step forward in fight to ban extremely cruel hunting methods Fri, 01/06/2023 - 17:37 By Kitty Block and Sara Amundson A new National Park Service proposed rule marks a substantial step forward for some of our nation’s most iconic wildlife species, including brown and black bears and wolves. [read post]