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4 Aug 2021, 8:02 am by
What ending the eviction moratorium could mean for families with pets Wed, 08/04/2021 - 15:02 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block On July 31, millions of Americans and their pets suddenly faced the terrifying possibility of losing their homes, as the federal eviction moratorium expired. [read post]
29 Jul 2021, 12:23 pm by
“These extraordinary gains are a testament to the power of the purse, and the clearest possible indication that animal protection enjoys strong support from the majority of House members,” said Sara Amundson, president of Humane Society Legislative Fund. [read post]
28 Jul 2021, 3:01 pm by
Breaking: Judges unanimously reject pork industry challenge to landmark farm animal law Wed, 07/28/2021 - 22:01 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Today, a three-judge panel in the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit unanimously denied an attempt by the National Pork Producers Council and the American Farm Bureau Federation to strike down California’s Proposition 12, considered the strongest farm animal protection law in the world. [read post]
28 Jul 2021, 8:18 am by
Mink fur production drops to historic all-time low in the US Wed, 07/28/2021 - 15:18 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Every year, the U.S. [read post]
13 Jul 2021, 7:23 am by
The narrative about sharks needs to change—before it’s too late Tue, 07/13/2021 - 14:23 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block A bad reputation can mean the difference between life and death for animals, and nowhere is this clearer than for sharks. [read post]
1 Jul 2021, 8:26 am by Thu, 07/01/2021 - 23:37 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block It has been six years since the death of Cecil, a male lion who was a popular individual for wildlife viewing tourists visiting Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe. [read post]
1 Jul 2021, 3:34 am by
” “It’s pretty rare to find anyone willing to defend the slaughter of American horses for human consumption these days,” says Sara Amundson, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund. [read post]
30 Jun 2021, 12:32 pm by
Breaking: US House passes amendments to transportation bill containing big wins for animals Wed, 06/30/2021 - 19:32 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Horses and wildlife across the country landed the bid for support that they deserve now that the House of Representatives just passed important animal welfare amendments in its transportation bill—the INVEST in America Act (H.R. 3684)—which will be part of Congress’ infrastructure… [read post]
28 Jun 2021, 2:09 pm by
Breaking: Supreme Court rejects meat industry challenge to historic farm animal law Mon, 06/28/2021 - 21:09 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Today, the United States Supreme Court declined to take the North American Meat Institute’s appeal of its lawsuit challenging Proposition 12, widely considered the world’s strongest law for farm animal protection. [read post]
28 Jun 2021, 8:04 am by
Sara Amundson, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund, said, “This new evidence of the damage and harm wrought by European trophy hunting makes it all the more imperative that we reform our own trophy permit processes, to protect animals and affirm the conservation goals supported by millions of Americans. [read post]
24 Jun 2021, 12:29 pm by
The painful practice of ‘horse soring’ has no place in society Thu, 06/24/2021 - 19:29 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The myriad forms of animal cruelty make for a large and grim inventory, but horse soring consistently holds a place near the top of the list. [read post]
24 Jun 2021, 8:26 am by
Here’s how you can help. Thu, 06/24/2021 - 15:26 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The past few years have shown how suddenly natural disasters and other emergencies can upend our lives. [read post]
23 Jun 2021, 11:30 am by
Death of chimp reveals tragic truth about primates kept as pets in America Wed, 06/23/2021 - 18:30 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Earlier this week, law enforcement officers from the Umatilla County Sheriff’s office in Oregon were called to a home because a pet chimpanzee attacked a woman who subsequently locked herself in a bedroom. [read post]
18 Jun 2021, 2:14 pm by
“In our view this rule was one of the most important rules to establish better living conditions for farm animals to ever come out of a federal agency, and we’re so pleased that the Biden administration is rectifying the Trump administration’s catastrophic error when they withdrew the rule,” said Sara Amundson, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund. [read post]
17 Jun 2021, 9:14 am by
Now is the time for countries across the world to ban fur Thu, 06/17/2021 - 16:14 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Last week, Israel became the first country in the world to ban the sale of new fur products used for fashion. [read post]
16 Jun 2021, 6:46 am by
Infamous trophy hunt shows what happens when gray wolves are stripped of protections Wed, 06/16/2021 - 13:46 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block In February, 1,500 trophy hunters took to the frigid woods of Wisconsin, armed with guns, traps, neck snares and packs of hounds, in what would be Wisconsin’s first wolf hunt in seven years. [read post]
8 Jun 2021, 8:28 am by
Standing up for marine animals is the perfect way to celebrate World Oceans Day 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]
8 Jun 2021, 8:28 am by
Sara Amundson, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund, said, “Breeding and killing wild animal species in deplorably deprived conditions on fur farms carries the same kind of human and animal health risks as the live wildlife markets that facilitated the COVID-19 outbreak and other pandemics before that. [read post]
4 Jun 2021, 12:20 pm by
Breaking: Biden administration takes steps to strengthen the Endangered Species Act Fri, 06/04/2021 - 19:20 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Today, the Biden administration announced it will take the needed ax to some of the Trump-era regulations that undermined the Endangered Species Act, and made a promise to revise others. [read post]
2 Jun 2021, 2:12 pm by
Beagle rescued from testing lab ‘is just so happy to be free’ Wed, 06/02/2021 - 21:12 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block A beautiful story came out over the weekend in the Washington Post about an 11-year-old beagle named Hammy. [read post]