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25 Jan 2021, 9:05 pm by Dan Flynn
They left it to Sara Amundson, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund to announce that the Biden government has officially withdrawn a pending rule by the previous administration that would have permanently allowed chicken slaughter lines to speed up from an already “lightning-fast 140 birds per minute to 175 per minute. [read post]
25 Jan 2021, 1:17 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
Biden administration withdraws Trump-era plan for higher line speeds at chicken slaughterhouses kblocher@hslf.org Mon, 01/25/2021 - 21:17 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The Biden administration has withdrawn a deplorable pending rule that would have allowed qualifying chicken slaughter plants in the United States to permanently dial up line speeds from an already inhumane and lightning-fast 140 birds per minute to 175 birds per minute. [read post]
20 Jan 2021, 8:05 am by kblocher@hslf.org
Our 100-day plan for animal protection under the Biden-Harris administration kblocher@hslf.org Wed, 01/20/2021 - 16:05 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris heralds a new beginning. [read post]
19 Jan 2021, 3:54 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
Federal court orders Jeff Lowe to surrender all cubs, mothers kblocher@hslf.org Tue, 01/19/2021 - 23:54 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block A U.S. [read post]
14 Jan 2021, 7:54 am by kblocher@hslf.org
HSUS, allies sue Trump administration for delisting wolves kblocher@hslf.org Thu, 01/14/2021 - 15:54 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block In October last year, the Trump administration stripped federal protections for wolves, giving state managers in the lower 48 states the ability to greenlight trophy hunting and trapping seasons on these animals. [read post]
14 Jan 2021, 5:33 am by kblocher@hslf.org
Sara Amundson, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund, and Kitty Block, president and CEO of the Humane Society of the United States, reacted to the report with the following statement: “The recommendations on methods of detecting horse soring underscore the need to eliminate the failed system of industry self-policing that has enabled this cruel abuse for decades. [read post]
14 Jan 2021, 5:08 am by kblocher@hslf.org
Yet the remaining chimps at Alamogordo continue to languish at the very facility where they were used in research protocols,” said Sara Amundson, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund. [read post]
13 Jan 2021, 4:04 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
kblocher@hslf.org Thu, 01/14/2021 - 00:04 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Thirty-seven chimpanzees languishing at a New Mexico primate laboratory are still waiting for the National Institutes of Health to fulfil a promise it made in 2015—to retire them to sanctuary after a lifetime spent in research. [read post]
12 Jan 2021, 2:47 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
Gorillas at zoo in San Diego test positive for coronavirus kblocher@hslf.org Tue, 01/12/2021 - 22:47 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Gorillas at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park have tested positive for the coronavirus in the first known cases of its transmission to non-human primates. [read post]
11 Jan 2021, 11:48 am by kblocher@hslf.org
House members reintroduce bill to ban cub petting, keeping big cats as pets kblocher@hslf.org Mon, 01/11/2021 - 19:48 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block A bill that would prohibit public contact with big cats like tigers, lions and leopards and ban the possession of these animals as pets was swiftly reintroduced in the U.S. [read post]
8 Jan 2021, 11:20 am by kblocher@hslf.org
In its final days, Trump administration launches lame-duck attack on migratory birds kblocher@hslf.org Fri, 01/08/2021 - 19:20 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The Trump administration, in its final days, is attempting to undo crucial, century-old protections for migratory birds as a handout to the construction and oil and gas industries. [read post]
4 Jan 2021, 11:12 am by kblocher@hslf.org
As pandemic continues and spotlight shines on animal-human transmission, House members reintroduce bill to end U.S. trade in wild animals for food and other products kblocher@hslf.org Mon, 01/04/2021 - 19:12 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block With the coronavirus pandemic still raging, the urgency around preventing similar disease outbreaks in future by addressing the public health risks posed by live wildlife markets is greater than ever. [read post]
30 Dec 2020, 11:56 am by kblocher@hslf.org
Proposed U.S. rule on critically endangered right whales is too weak to bring real change kblocher@hslf.org Wed, 12/30/2020 - 19:56 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The National Marine Fisheries Service today released a proposed rule intended to reduce the risk of critically endangered North Atlantic right whales getting entangled in heavy ropes used in fishing gear such as that used for catching lobsters and crabs. [read post]
28 Dec 2020, 11:51 am by kblocher@hslf.org
Omnibus signed into law over weekend has major wins on horse racing, slaughter and soring kblocher@hslf.org Mon, 12/28/2020 - 19:51 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block With the signing of the omnibus bill this past weekend, U.S. federal law now includes critical protections for horses we have fought hard for over many years. [read post]
27 Dec 2020, 12:12 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
Kitty Block, president and CEO of the Humane Society of the United States and Sara Amundson, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund jointly stated: “This is a blue-ribbon moment in the history of American horseracing, and this measure is a reminder that goodwill is indispensable in our politics. [read post]
21 Dec 2020, 3:07 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
Breaking news: Congress’s omnibus package includes big wins for animals kblocher@hslf.org Mon, 12/21/2020 - 23:07 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The appropriations bill and accompanying coronavirus relief/stimulus package for fiscal year 2021 now advancing through Congress will bring critical and much-needed support to millions of Americans. [read post]
14 Dec 2020, 12:54 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
Mink living in the wild near Utah fur farm tests positive for coronavirus, increasing urgency to end fur farming kblocher@hslf.org Mon, 12/14/2020 - 20:54 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block A mink living in the wild near an infected Utah fur farm has tested positive for the coronavirus, providing yet another pressing reason why the United States needs to end all mink fur farming without further delay. [read post]
3 Dec 2020, 2:10 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
House passes bill to prohibit keeping big cats as pets and for public contact kblocher@hslf.org Thu, 12/03/2020 - 22:10 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The U.S. [read post]
2 Dec 2020, 11:36 am by kblocher@hslf.org
New Department of Transportation rule says airlines cannot ban certain breeds of service dogs kblocher@hslf.org Wed, 12/02/2020 - 19:36 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The Department of Transportation has just finalized a rule that prohibits airlines from banning pit-bull-type dogs and certain other breeds from serving as service animals on flights. [read post]
1 Dec 2020, 5:06 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
We are asking the U.S. for emergency protections kblocher@hslf.org 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]