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17 Oct 2008, 3:47 pm
The Canadian Constitution Foundation (CCF) is hosting a conference this weekend in Toronto on Defending Human Rights in a Free Society. [read post]
By censoring abortion-related speech, public debate, legislative reform, advocacy, and funding, U.S. abortion restrictions “violate the key democratic principles of ‘pluralism, tolerance, and broadmindedness. [read post]
30 Mar 2020, 2:33 pm by David Cross and Georgia Wolff
The launch of the Inquiry was at the peak of the #MeToo movement which put a spotlight on the prevalence of sexual assault and sexual harassment of women in society. [read post]
18 Nov 2022, 8:41 am by kblocher@hslf.org
This new rule would be an improvement, and the Humane Society of the United States, Humane Society International, Humane Society Legislative Fund and allied partner organizations have been fighting for stronger regulations for years through litigation. [read post]
5 Jul 2018, 4:00 am by John Willinsky
What makes this the moment to engage with this reform is that support, at least in principle, for open access can be heard coming from not only research libraries, but public and private research funding agencies, as well as commercial and non-profit publishers, including scholarly societies. [read post]
16 Nov 2011, 3:44 pm by almaraz
Paul Locke, associate professor, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Sara Amundson, executive director, Humane Society Legislative Fund The program was held at Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon on October 15-16, 2011. [read post]
14 Nov 2013, 6:07 pm by Epstein Becker & Green
  According to the Human Rights Campaign, 88% of Fortune 500 companies already have policies prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation. [read post]
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to Sara Amundson, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund to announce that the Biden government has officially withdrawn a pending rule by the previous administration that would have permanently allowed chicken slaughter lines to speed up from an already “lightning-fast 140 birds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 Sep 2012, 1:56 pm by Michael Markarian
Steve King is on the defense and is pressuring TV stations in Iowa not to run the Humane Society Legislative Fund’s new TV ad critical of his voting record on animal fighting policy issues in Congress. [read post]
11 Jun 2021, 12:47 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
” Gillian Lyons, senior regulatory specialist for the Humane Society Legislative Fund, said: “We know that the USDA’s voluntary guidance for industry that COVID-susceptible animals not be used for public encounters is being ignored by numerous roadside zoos. [read post]
28 May 2015, 10:15 am
In Europe and elsewhere, legislative proposals would make corporate human rights due diligence mandatory. [read post]
26 Mar 2021, 12:18 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
The Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society Legislative Fund are fighting trophy hunting and wildlife trafficking here in the United States. [read post]
11 Sep 2019, 10:17 am by Sara Amundson
Members of the Homes for Horses Coalition, a network of equine rescues and sanctuaries, and veterinarians from the Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association joined officials from Humane Society Legislative Fund, the Humane Society of the United States, the Animal Welfare Institute, and the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals for meetings with key members of Congress. [read post]
10 May 2014, 1:37 pm
These pillars are grounded in recognition of (a) states' existing obligations to respect, protect and fulfill human rights and fundamental freedoms; (b) the role of business enterprises as specialized organs of society performing specialized functions, requiring to comply with all applicable laws and to respect human rights; and (c) the need for rights and obligations to be matched to appropriate and effective remedies when breached. [read post]
8 Dec 2019, 2:08 pm
As the world’s foremost gathering in this area, it provides a unique space for dialogue between governments, business, civil society, affected groups and international organizations on trends, challenges and good practices in preventing and addressing business-related human rights impacts. [read post]