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19 Oct 2023, 12:54 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
Beagles arrive on Capitol Hill in support of Better CARE for Animals Act kblocher@hslf.org Thu, 10/19/2023 - 19:54 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block This week, we had the pleasure of gathering with beagles and lawmakers on Capitol Hill to show our support for a promising new bill that would usher in a new era of animal protection at the federal level in the U.S. [read post]
17 Oct 2023, 12:38 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
110 cats and kittens recovering after rescue from alleged cruelty situation kblocher@hslf.org Tue, 10/17/2023 - 19:38 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Last week, in Chesterfield County, Virginia, local authorities arrived at a residence to serve a search and seizure warrant. [read post]
11 Oct 2023, 2:26 am by kblocher@hslf.org
California passes law to expand use of non-animal alternatives in testing labs kblocher@hslf.org Wed, 10/11/2023 - 09:26 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Fewer animals will suffer in experiments in California laboratories thanks to a bill sponsored by the Humane Society of the United States and signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom on Sunday. [read post]
9 Oct 2023, 3:49 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
What to understand about dogfighting in the wake of Pentagon official’s arrest kblocher@hslf.org Mon, 10/09/2023 - 22:49 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Last week, a Pentagon official was arrested and charged with animal fighting in the wake of a federal investigation that revealed his 20-year career in dogfighting. [read post]
3 Oct 2023, 1:37 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
Humane Society Legislative Fund responds to dogfighting arrest of Pentagon Official kblocher@hslf.org Tue, 10/03/2023 - 20:37 Humane Society Legislative Fund responds to dogfighting arrest of Pentagon Official WASHINGTON (October 3, 2023)— Today, following news that a senior Pentagon official was "arrested and charged with participating in a dogfighting ring in the D.C. area for more than 20 years,” Humane Society Legislative Fund President Sara… [read post]
21 Sep 2023, 9:03 am by kblocher@hslf.org
New star-studded push for the Humane Cosmetics Act on Capitol Hill kblocher@hslf.org Thu, 09/21/2023 - 16:03 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block We took to the halls of power in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday for a full day of events in support of the Humane Cosmetics Act, H.R. 5399, a bill to end animal-based cosmetics testing in the U.S, usher in a new era of cutting-edge testing methods, and prohibit the sale here of cosmetics newly tested on animals in other… [read post]
20 Sep 2023, 9:22 am by kblocher@hslf.org
"A compassionate, stop-motion-animation puppet named Ralph is doing more to shine a spotlight on the continued use of animals in cosmetics testing than some of us who have lobbied for decades to end it,” said Sara Amundson, president of Humane Society Legislative Fund. [read post]
19 Sep 2023, 8:25 am by kblocher@hslf.org
kblocher@hslf.org Tue, 09/19/2023 - 19:34 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block In the U.S., today is National Voter Registration Day, which is a chance to recognize and celebrate the potential of our collective role and influence as voters. [read post]
12 Sep 2023, 6:32 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
Brutal killing of African elephant highlights need to end trophy hunting kblocher@hslf.org Wed, 09/13/2023 - 01:32 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block We have just learned about a heartless and illegal hunt that took the life of a male elephant in South Africa’s Limpopo province earlier this month. [read post]
12 Sep 2023, 5:20 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
That is a major reason we are seeing such fierce opposition to the legislation by lawmakers on Capitol Hill and now an incredibly diverse group of organizations,” said Sara Amundson, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund. [read post]
5 Sep 2023, 7:18 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
Annual ‘celebration’ highlights the need to stop cruelty to horses kblocher@hslf.org Wed, 09/06/2023 - 02:18 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Last week, members of the Humane Society of the United States’ Equine Protection team traveled to Tennessee to evaluate the condition of the horses at the 85th annual Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration. [read post]
31 Aug 2023, 1:23 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
Mistreated exotic animals highlight the need for ‘Better CARE’ law kblocher@hslf.org Thu, 08/31/2023 - 20:23 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The mistreatment of animals is a matter of injustice, and so it’s only fitting that the U.S. [read post]
29 Aug 2023, 9:02 am by kblocher@hslf.org
EATS Act could devour animal welfare laws and must be stopped kblocher@hslf.org Tue, 08/29/2023 - 16:02 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Americans are taking a stand against one of the gravest assaults on animal welfare, unfolding right now in the U.S. [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]
24 Aug 2023, 1:17 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
Alleged monkey conspiracy at Inotiv highlights need to end animal testing kblocher@hslf.org Thu, 08/24/2023 - 20:17 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The hurt and harm of animal testing can extend beyond what happens in laboratories, as a new scandal concerning one major animal testing company’s acquisition of monkeys shows. [read post]
17 Aug 2023, 11:21 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
“In a blatant power grab by the federal government, the EATS Act deprives states of the ability to protect farms, food, people, and animals within their borders,” said Sara Amundson, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund. [read post]
17 Aug 2023, 1:19 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
Breaking: New regulations could finally protect horses from ‘soring’ cruelty kblocher@hslf.org Thu, 08/17/2023 - 20:19 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block There’s new hope for ending the painful practice of horse soring: a long-awaited new administrative rule from the U.S. [read post]
14 Aug 2023, 12:36 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
Why ballot measures matter for animal welfare kblocher@hslf.org Mon, 08/14/2023 - 19:36 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Last week, Ohioans showed up at the polls to defend a core tenet of democracy that is vitally important to the animal protection movement: the ballot measure. [read post]
4 Aug 2023, 10:42 am by kblocher@hslf.org
Dog import rule would dramatically impact rescue work and people traveling with pups kblocher@hslf.org Fri, 08/04/2023 - 17:42 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block After Hurricane Irma struck in 2017, we responded to the British Virgin Islands where the storm had caused terrible devastation. [read post]
31 Jul 2023, 10:09 am by kblocher@hslf.org
Meet Enzo, one of nearly 4,000 beagles who was spared from laboratory life 1 year ago kblocher@hslf.org Mon, 07/31/2023 - 17:09 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Enzo was just a tiny puppy when he was lifted into a carrier and placed in one of our animal rescue vehicles last July. [read post]