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6 Jan 2023, 9:37 am by kblocher@hslf.org
Breaking: Big step forward in fight to ban extremely cruel hunting methods kblocher@hslf.org 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]
28 Apr 2021, 12:02 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
NRA chief’s agonizing elephant hunt shows what’s wrong with trophy hunting kblocher@hslf.org Wed, 04/28/2021 - 19:02 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The New Yorker broke a story yesterday about the head of the National Rifle Association, Wayne LaPierre, attempting to kill an endangered elephant in Botswana. [read post]
18 Aug 2022, 6:44 am by kblocher@hslf.org
We’ve filed a new lawsuit because wolves in the Northern Rockies need help now kblocher@hslf.org Thu, 08/18/2022 - 13:44 By Kitty Block and Sara Amundson Less than two years after Wisconsin held one of the cruelest and most disastrous trophy hunting seasons in recent memory, wolves across most of the country will enjoy a desperately needed reprieve this fall because of our successful lawsuit that restored their federal Endangered Species Act protections. [read post]
28 Feb 2024, 3:50 am by kblocher@hslf.org
“The pork lobby wants to frame this as California vs. the rest of the country, but there are 15 states including Arizona, Florida, Kentucky, Ohio and Utah that have bans on extreme confinement of farm animals—proving that animal welfare is not a partisan issue,” said Sara Amundson, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund. [read post]
19 Mar 2024, 12:10 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
Washington becomes 12th state to ban sale of animal-tested cosmetics kblocher@hslf.org Tue, 03/19/2024 - 19:10 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Last week, Washington became the 12th U.S. state to pass a law to ban the sale of cosmetics newly tested on animals. [read post]
15 May 2024, 1:56 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
We’re calling on the FDA to save animals by modernizing drug testing kblocher@hslf.org Wed, 05/15/2024 - 20:56 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block In an era defined by scientific and technological innovation, testing drugs on dogs, rats, monkeys and other animals is not only becoming increasingly outdated but causes immense animal suffering. [read post]
12 Feb 2020, 7:05 am by Sara Amundson
At SCI convention, trophy hunters rub shoulders with Donald Trump Jr. and USFWS director; undercover investigation reveals potentially illegal sales of elephant, stingray and hippo skins Sara Amundson Wed, 02/12/2020 - 15:05 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block At the Safari Club International’s annual convention each year, wealth, privilege and power come together with a revolting goal: mowing down the world’s rarest and most beloved… [read post]
5 Aug 2022, 1:05 am by kblocher@hslf.org
For this post, Kitty Block, president and CEO of the Humane Society of the United States, joins with our president, Sara Amundson, to tell the story about how we tackle institutionalized animal suffering by changing laws and government regulations. [read post]
12 Feb 2020, 7:05 am by Sara Amundson
At SCI convention, trophy hunters rub shoulders with Donald Trump Jr. and USFWS director; undercover investigation reveals potentially illegal sales of elephant, stingray and hippo skins Sara Amundson Wed, 02/12/2020 - 15:05 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block At the Safari Club International’s annual convention each year, wealth, privilege and power come together with a revolting goal: mowing down the world’s rarest and most beloved… [read post]
3 Feb 2020, 4:00 pm by Sara Amundson
State of the animals under the Trump administration: a year of highs and lows Sara Amundson Tue, 02/04/2020 - 00:00 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block This past year has been a mixed one for animals under President Donald Trump. [read post]
3 Sep 2019, 1:25 pm by Chris Castle
  Sara Amundson, President, Humane Society Legislative Fund, said, “Decades ago the Federal Bureau of Investigation recognized the seriousness of animal cruelty and its link to escalating violence toward humans. [read post]
26 Mar 2020, 9:01 am by kblocher@hslf.org
In new role at the USFWS, trophy hunters’ lawyer will guide U.S. global policy on wildlife kblocher@hslf.org Thu, 03/26/2020 - 16:01 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The Trump administration’s course on wildlife policy, riddled with handouts to trophy hunters, took another wrong turn last week with the hiring of Anna Seidman, a litigator for Safari Club International, to head a key office of the U.S. [read post]
7 Apr 2020, 9:16 am by kblocher@hslf.org
On World Health Day, a global reckoning with COVID-19 is urgent kblocher@hslf.org Tue, 04/07/2020 - 16:16 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Like an alarm bell in the night, COVID-19 has cut through the uneasy silence of the world’s failure to address pandemic illness tied to the trade, transport and consumption of wildlife. [read post]
8 Jun 2021, 8:28 am by kblocher@hslf.org
Standing up for marine animals is the perfect way to celebrate World Oceans Day kblocher@hslf.org Tue, 06/08/2021 - 23:59 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Fewer than 400 North Atlantic right whales remain on our planet; fins from 73 million sharks are traded every year; warming waters render habitats increasingly unlivable for animals once at home there. [read post]
19 Oct 2020, 11:46 am by kblocher@hslf.org
Another right whale on the ropes: entanglement means extinction kblocher@hslf.org Mon, 10/19/2020 - 18:46 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Our National Marine Fisheries Service, slow to take action, really shouldn’t need a prompt about the fierce urgency of now when it comes to protecting the critically endangered North Atlantic right whale. [read post]
29 Aug 2023, 12:29 am by kblocher@hslf.org
“It’s not one state that’s trying to foist its standards on the rest of the country,” said Sara Amundson, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund. [read post]
15 Feb 2023, 4:21 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
This state’s draft wolf plan spells disaster for wolves kblocher@hslf.org 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]
6 Dec 2022, 1:56 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
Senate passes the Big Cat Public Safety Act kblocher@hslf.org Tue, 12/06/2022 - 21:56 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block In a major advance in our long fight against the abuse of captive big cats, the U.S. [read post]
24 Mar 2022, 12:33 am by kblocher@hslf.org
Our undercover investigation reveals why hippos desperately need federal protections under the Endangered Species Act kblocher@hslf.org Thu, 03/24/2022 - 07:33 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block With their barrel shape, huge teeth and jaws that can open to almost 180 degrees, hippos are characteristically unique and one of the world’s most recognizable animals. [read post]
20 Mar 2020, 12:34 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
As scandals in horse racing escalate, trainers join calls for reform kblocher@hslf.org Fri, 03/20/2020 - 19:34 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The recent indictment of more than two dozen people, including racehorse trainers and veterinarians, in a widespread doping scandal has turned a red-hot spotlight on the horseracing industry. [read post]