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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]
26 Oct 2020, 12:50 pm by
Congress moves to strengthen fight against wildlife trafficking, trade in wild animals for food Mon, 10/26/2020 - 19:50 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The trade in live wild animals and their body parts threatens the survival of so many wildlife species, and it poses serious global security and public health risks. [read post]
1 Apr 2021, 2:11 pm by
Breaking news: U.S. says grizzly bears should remain protected under Endangered Species Act Thu, 04/01/2021 - 21:11 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Grizzly bears in the lower 48 states should retain their current protections under the Endangered Species Act, according to the U.S. [read post]
4 May 2020, 8:12 am by
HSUS, HSLF and partners urge Congress to end higher killing speeds at slaughterhouses Mon, 05/04/2020 - 15:12 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block In recent weeks, even as slaughterhouses have emerged as hotspots for the coronavirus pandemic, the Trump administration has been quietly issuing record numbers of waivers for them to kill animals at higher speeds. [read post]
24 Apr 2020, 2:37 pm by
Members of Congress say more constituents support bill to outlaw public contact with big cats in wake of 'Tiger King' Fri, 04/24/2020 - 21:37 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block A Netflix series on Joe Exotic, who made a living exploiting tigers he held in captivity at his roadside zoo, is helping to mobilize public support in favor of federal legislation that would end such exploitation. [read post]
8 Oct 2021, 10:34 am by
Massive win for migratory birds as much-needed protection gets restored Fri, 10/08/2021 - 17:34 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block North American bird populations have declined by three billion birds since 1970, which is just one of the reasons why the Migratory Bird Treaty Act has been such an important source of protection for birds for decades. [read post]
11 May 2021, 7:36 am by
Documents reveal USDA skipping inspections at animal laboratories Tue, 05/11/2021 - 14:36 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The U.S. [read post]
23 Oct 2020, 1:10 pm by
The protection of wildlife is not about killing; it’s about cooperation that stops the killing Fri, 10/23/2020 - 20:10 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Our agenda for the protection of wildlife is an ambitious one, focusing on the most serious threats to threatened and endangered animals in the United States and around the world. [read post]
9 Nov 2021, 12:35 am by
Breaking: New lawsuit aims to save leopards from American trophy hunters Tue, 11/09/2021 - 08:35 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block African leopards are magnificently powerful animals who can take down prey animals ten times their size. [read post]
23 May 2022, 9:18 am by
The time for Congress to act on horse soring, horse slaughter bills is now Mon, 05/23/2022 - 16:18 By Kitty Block and Sara Amundson This week, members of Congress will turn their attention to forms of cruelty to horses that many Americans might think ended long ago. [read post]
6 Apr 2021, 10:41 am by
In HSI’s ‘Save Ralph,’ a lovable spokesbunny makes a case for ending cosmetics animal testing Tue, 04/06/2021 - 17:41 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Animals used by the cosmetics testing industry have long suffered in silence. [read post]
12 Apr 2021, 9:48 am by
Slow pace of state and federal inspections during pandemic makes things worse for dogs in puppy mills Mon, 04/12/2021 - 16:48 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block State and federal inspections of puppy mills have been scaled back or, in some cases, have ground to a halt during the pandemic. [read post]
23 Feb 2021, 10:44 am by
Deb Haaland, President Biden’s pick for Interior Secretary, has a track record of fierce advocacy for animals Tue, 02/23/2021 - 18:44 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Rep. [read post]
31 Aug 2020, 12:03 pm by
Mitch McConnell will introduce bill to reform horse racing Mon, 08/31/2020 - 19:03 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Days before the Kentucky Derby kicks off in his home state next week, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has announced he will introduce a bill to reform horse racing. [read post]
7 Apr 2021, 9:13 am by
HSUS poll shows most residents support outlawing such tests Wed, 04/07/2021 - 16:13 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block As a bill to outlaw chemical tests on dogs that are not required by law advances in California, we are releasing a new poll today that shows overwhelming support among the state’s residents for ending such procedures. [read post]
1 Dec 2020, 5:06 pm by
We are asking the U.S. for emergency protections Wed, 12/02/2020 - 01:06 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block With fewer than 360 North Atlantic right whales surviving on earth today, the clock is ticking for these marine mammals. [read post]
3 Dec 2020, 2:10 pm by
House passes bill to prohibit keeping big cats as pets and for public contact Thu, 12/03/2020 - 22:10 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The U.S. [read post]
11 Apr 2023, 12:45 am by
New progress in fight against puppy mills shows caring about companion animals is a nonpartisan issue Tue, 04/11/2023 - 07:45 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block In a country where political tempers often run hot, agreement can seem incredibly rare. [read post]
1 Jun 2023, 11:21 am by
It’s time to put an end to mink farming Thu, 06/01/2023 - 18:21 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block U.S. [read post]