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19 Jul 2018, 3:56 pm by Humane Society Legislative Fund
Today's blog post is authored by Sara Amundson, President of the Humane Society Legislative Fund and Kitty Block, acting President and CEO of The Humane Society of the United States During the past year and a half, the Trump administration... [read post]
29 Jun 2018, 2:04 pm by Humane Society Legislative Fund
Today's blog is guest authored by the Humane Society Legislative Fund's new president, Sara Amundson. [read post]
30 Jan 2019, 10:24 am by Sara Amundson
By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The last horse slaughter plants in the United States closed years ago, and Congress has consistently voted to prohibit funding for horse slaughter inspections within U.S borders. [read post]
15 Mar 2019, 8:23 am by Sara Amundson
By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block In a major victory for our campaign to protect wild horses and burros, the United States this week reinstated important safeguards that will prevent unscrupulous kill buyers from purchasing large numbers of these iconic American animals and funneling them to slaughter abroad. [read post]
14 Mar 2019, 12:45 pm by Sara Amundson
By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block In recent years, major professional sports have taken crucial steps to rid themselves of illegal doping in order to create a more level playing field and to protect athletes from the adverse effects of performance-enhancing drugs. [read post]
10 Sep 2019, 3:54 pm by Sara Amundson
By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block In two historic votes for animals, California lawmakers have voted overwhelmingly to ban fur sales and to stop the trophy hunting of bobcats, who are often targeted for their distinctive look and coloration. [read post]
10 Sep 2019, 9:11 am by Sara Amundson
By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block In a landmark announcement, the U.S. [read post]
25 Sep 2019, 2:19 pm by Sara Amundson
By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Today, 17 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, and New York City filed a lawsuit to block the Trump administration from making harmful changes to how the Endangered Species Act, the bedrock law that protects endangered and threatened animal species and their habitats, is implemented by the federal government. [read post]
29 Apr 2019, 3:12 pm by Sara Amundson
By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block In recent years, understanding our firm and absolute opposition to horse slaughter in the United States and to the cruelty and inefficiency of the Bureau of Land Management’s wild horse and burro work, frustrated members of Congress have been pressing the Humane Society of the United States and the Humane Society Legislative Fund to advance a solution-focused proposal. [read post]
29 Apr 2019, 3:12 pm by Sara Amundson
By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block In recent years, understanding our firm and absolute opposition to horse slaughter in the United States and to the cruelty and inefficiency of the Bureau of Land Management’s wild horse and burro work, frustrated members of Congress have been pressing the Humane Society of the United States and the Humane Society Legislative Fund to advance a solution-focused proposal. [read post]
24 Jan 2019, 3:27 pm by Sara Amundson
By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block A strong team of bipartisan lawmakers has reintroduced a bill to end the cruel practice of “soring” Tennessee walking horses and related breeds, a core priority for us here at the Humane Society Legislative Fund and the Humane Society of the United States. [read post]
7 Feb 2019, 1:09 pm by Sara Amundson
By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Weather-related disasters such as floods and wildfires are occurring more frequently and with increasing intensity across the United States. [read post]
19 Jul 2018, 3:56 pm by Michael Markarian
Today's blog post is authored by Sara Amundson, President of the Humane Society Legislative Fund and Kitty Block, acting President and CEO of The Humane Society of the United States During the past year and a half, the Trump administration and the 115th Congress have launched over a hundred attacks on the Endangered Species Act, the bedrock law that protects endangered and threatened animal species and their habitats. [read post]
29 Jul 2019, 1:37 pm by Sara Amundson
By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block There was a time when sharks were routinely portrayed by popular media as aggressive and ruthless predators—animals to be afraid of and to avoid, or even worse, to kill. [read post]
26 Aug 2019, 6:54 am by Sara Amundson
By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Right whales are critically endangered, with no more than 400 individuals surviving along the U.S. and Canadian coast. [read post]