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23 May 2024, 7:44 am by
” Sara Amundson, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund, said: “You don’t fix something that’s not broken. [read post]
23 May 2024, 7:44 am by
” Sara Amundson, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund, said: “You don’t fix something that’s not broken. [read post]
WOLA emphasized the importance of human rights watchdogs in El Salvador: We strongly condemn these violations of the democratic rights of these human rights defenders, legal advocates and community organizers, whose work is essential to a free and just society, and of the use of state funds to surveil and intimidate them and to attempt to circumscribe the exercise of their political rights. [read post]
22 May 2024, 5:30 am by Todd Buchwald
The turnaround in attitudes toward the Court was remarkable, with Congress affirmatively stepping in to adopt several pieces of legislation to extol the virtues of the Court, facilitate tangible U.S. assistance to support its investigations, and help fund the Court’s activities. [read post]
20 May 2024, 3:43 pm by Xandra Kramer
The limited attention for PIL aspects in the CSDDD is does not mean that the importance of corporate sustainability and human rights is not on the radar of the European policy maker and legislator. [read post]
19 May 2024, 9:05 pm by Dan Flynn
” But some non-farm organizations, like the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. [read post]
19 May 2024, 6:20 pm
Such legislation would establish institutional arrangements at a macro level to stabilise expectations from the government, market, society, and other stakeholders. [read post]
18 May 2024, 11:49 am
We will continue to advise the state on legislation, policies, and measures which articulate therole of businesses to respect human rights, to ensure they are aligned with international humanrights standards and grounded in human rights due diligence. [read post]
17 May 2024, 9:43 am by
Congressional opponents and lobbyists representing only a segment of the pork industry have been pushing for a so-called “Prop 12 fix” – a measure the Humane Society Legislative Fund warns is unnecessary and problematic for many farmers and producers, and something that infringes on the ability of states to determine their own agriculture and market policies. [read post]
UN human rights organs argue that Georgian lawmakers have disregarded the warnings of human rights defenders and civil society organizations. [read post]
15 May 2024, 6:00 am by Maya Fernandez-Powell
” Suffocating Civil Society The human rights defenders with whom I spoke specifically cited legislation and other tactics designed to suffocate civil society in Hungary. [read post]
15 May 2024, 2:33 am by
The Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society Legislative Fund petition FDA to revise outdated drug testing regulations Wed, 05/15/2024 - 09:33 WASHINGTON (May 15, 2024)—Today, the Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society Legislative Fund filed a petition with the Food and Drug Administration requesting that the agency updates… [read post]
Georgia’s parliament on Tuesday adopted a controversial law designating civil society organizations that receive funding from abroad as “foreign agents. [read post]
14 May 2024, 1:33 am by
(May 14, 2024) – Today, the Humane Society Legislative Fund released its 2024 Indiana Humane Scorecard, which grades state legislators’ actions on threats to animal protection during the 2024 session, when legislation imperiling Indiana’s wildlife and companion animals was passed and later signed into law. [read post]
12 May 2024, 9:01 pm by renholding
An increasing number of states have enacted or are considering enacting legislation requiring financial institutions to provide customers “fair access” to financial services. [read post]
10 May 2024, 6:45 am by Evangelina Cantu
Holder1 to hold that Fifteenth Amendment legislation that disparately impacts states’ control over voting procedures must be “sufficiently related to the problem it targets. [read post]
8 May 2024, 2:50 pm by
“The Humane Society Legislative Fund strongly advocated for sensible disease-prevention requirements because we should not have to choose between maintaining public safety and saving animals’ lives. [read post]