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31 Aug 2021, 9:36 am by kblocher@hslf.org
From “pet” cougars to flooding victims, animal rescue requires preparation kblocher@hslf.org Tue, 08/31/2021 - 16:36 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block On Sunday, Hurricane Ida slammed into the Gulf Coast, 16 years to the day after Hurricane Katrina’s landfall. [read post]
30 Aug 2021, 2:40 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
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]
23 Aug 2021, 12:33 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
As assaults against wolves mount, Biden Administration misses the mark kblocher@hslf.org Mon, 08/23/2021 - 19:33 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Our nation’s assault on wildlife has been going on for centuries, with a staggering toll of animal loss that dates back to our colonial past. [read post]
23 Aug 2021, 9:51 am by kblocher@hslf.org
Sara Amundson, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund, said, “It is fallacious to insist the Biden administration’s review of the science supports delisting wolves. [read post]
13 Aug 2021, 12:42 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
Sara Amundson, president of Humane Society Legislative Fund said, “The individual depravity that underlies trophy hunting is self-evident. [read post]
11 Aug 2021, 8:59 am by kblocher@hslf.org
Here’s what the infrastructure bill could mean for animals kblocher@hslf.org Wed, 08/11/2021 - 15:59 By Kitty Block and Sara Amundson On Tuesday, the U.S. [read post]
4 Aug 2021, 8:02 am by kblocher@hslf.org
What ending the eviction moratorium could mean for families with pets kblocher@hslf.org 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 kblocher@hslf.org
“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 kblocher@hslf.org
Breaking: Judges unanimously reject pork industry challenge to landmark farm animal law kblocher@hslf.org 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 kblocher@hslf.org
Mink fur production drops to historic all-time low in the US kblocher@hslf.org 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 kblocher@hslf.org
The narrative about sharks needs to change—before it’s too late kblocher@hslf.org 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 kblocher@hslf.org
kblocher@hslf.org 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 kblocher@hslf.org
” “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 kblocher@hslf.org
Breaking: US House passes amendments to transportation bill containing big wins for animals kblocher@hslf.org 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 kblocher@hslf.org
Breaking: Supreme Court rejects meat industry challenge to historic farm animal law kblocher@hslf.org 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 kblocher@hslf.org
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 kblocher@hslf.org
The painful practice of ‘horse soring’ has no place in society kblocher@hslf.org 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 kblocher@hslf.org
Here’s how you can help. kblocher@hslf.org 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 kblocher@hslf.org
Death of chimp reveals tragic truth about primates kept as pets in America kblocher@hslf.org 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 kblocher@hslf.org
“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]