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11 Jun 2021, 12:47 pm by
” 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
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]
30 Aug 2021, 2:40 pm by
” Sara Amundson, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund, said, “A majestic species native to the United States and much of the Americas, cougars thrive in their natural habitats, not in a city home. [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]
9 Mar 2022, 5:08 pm by
But it will also mean that we have succeeded in our latest efforts to elevate the welfare and protection of animals through the legislative process, and in doing so, to make this nation a more humane one.   Kitty Block is President and CEO of the Humane Society of the United States. [read post]
24 Oct 2019, 5:36 pm by Ernesto Falcon
This legislation seeks to resolve that problem by creating a national commission to conduct hearings with experts, fund critical research, seek information on whether algorithms and automated decision making in platforms have an impact, and ultimately issue a report for the public and policymakers alike. [read post]
17 May 2013, 4:07 pm by Rahul Bhagnari, ACLU
s Global Plan of Action against trafficking, and making contributions to the United Nations Voluntary Trust Fund to help victims. [read post]
10 Aug 2021, 11:54 am by
Brad Pyle is political director of the Humane Society Legislative Fund. [read post]
18 Mar 2020, 6:04 pm by
Unfortunately, the law did not cover commercially owned animals, which is the reason the Humane Society Legislative Fund has been pushing for the PREPARED Act. [read post]
21 Jun 2021, 9:57 am by
In 2006, DDAL joined forces with the Humane Society of the United States to continue its work and I joined the Humane Society Legislative Fund as its executive director. [read post]
16 Jun 2021, 5:37 am by
Today’s letter supports the emergency petition filed on May 26 by the Center for Biological Diversity, the Humane Society of the United States, Humane Society Legislative Fund and Sierra Club. [read post]
21 Nov 2017, 6:14 am by Nancy E. Halpern, D.V.M.
The “PUPPERS” Act, H.R. 3197, a bill that would prohibit the use of canines in biomedical research at the Veterans Administration by eliminating required funding, is misguided and, if enacted, would be harmful to both humans and animals. [read post]