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20 May 2020, 3:02 pm by
Breaking news: U.S. will allow cruel trophy hunting practices to kill hibernating bears and wolf pups on Alaska's federal lands Wed, 05/20/2020 - 22:02 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The Trump administration has just delivered a one-two punch to Alaska’s wildlife: it has announced that it will release a final National Park Service rule allowing some of the cruelest practices for killing black bears, wolves and other wildlife on… [read post]
13 Jul 2021, 7:23 am by
The narrative about sharks needs to change—before it’s too late 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]
2 Jun 2022, 8:11 am by
Breaking: Lawsuit forces U.S. to rethink bird flu response Thu, 06/02/2022 - 15:11 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block When a strain of bird flu sweeps through factory farms, where birds are tightly confined, the current “solution” involves immense cruelty. [read post]
28 Jul 2020, 9:04 am by
Bills introduced in Congress to stop faster speeds at slaughterhouses Tue, 07/28/2020 - 16:04 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Slaughterhouses have emerged as hotspots for the coronavirus pandemic in the United States, with more than 37,000 cases tied to meatpacking plants and more than 160 workers dead. [read post]
9 Oct 2020, 12:03 pm by
Roadside zoo owner Doc Antle charged with animal cruelty, wildlife trafficking Fri, 10/09/2020 - 19:03 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Doc Antle, a notorious roadside zoo owner who has been on our radar for years, has been indicted on animal cruelty and wildlife trafficking charges in Virginia. [read post]
4 Aug 2021, 8:02 am by
What ending the eviction moratorium could mean for families with pets 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]
3 Nov 2020, 11:58 am by
Man charged in leopard mauling incident is a notorious backyard breeder of primates Tue, 11/03/2020 - 19:58 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block A backyard breeder of primates who has been on our radar for years was in the news this week for an incident that defies all common sense. [read post]
12 Apr 2021, 9:48 am by
Slow pace of state and federal inspections during pandemic makes things worse for dogs in puppy mills Mon, 04/12/2021 - 16:48 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block State and federal inspections of puppy mills have been scaled back or, in some cases, have ground to a halt during the pandemic. [read post]
31 Jul 2020, 9:28 am by
House passes second funding package with welcome news for chimpanzees, right whales and farm animals Fri, 07/31/2020 - 16:28 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The U.S. [read post]
31 May 2022, 1:01 pm by
Testing lab remains silent, but voices demanding beagles’ release grow louder Tue, 05/31/2022 - 20:01 By Kitty Block and Sara Amundson We have been overwhelmed by the outpouring of support for the 82 beagles languishing at Inotiv’s Mount Vernon, Indiana, laboratory that was the site of our recent undercover investigation. [read post]
9 Jun 2020, 10:52 am by
.'s argali trophy hunt in Mongolia cost American taxpayers $77,000 Tue, 06/09/2020 - 17:52 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block We’ve just learned that Donald Trump Jr. [read post]
22 Feb 2021, 11:20 am by
Virginia, Maryland and New Jersey among states moving rapidly to end cosmetics testing Mon, 02/22/2021 - 19:20 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Cosmetics animal testing is on its way out the world over and U.S. states are rapidly moving in the direction of that trend. [read post]
23 Apr 2021, 1:04 pm by
Idaho lawmakers on verge of sanctioning a carnage of 90% of the state's wolves Fri, 04/23/2021 - 20:04 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block A bill that would allow trophy hunters, trappers and private contractors hired at taxpayer expense to kill up to 90% of the state’s wolves is flying through the Idaho legislature, and we need to stop it in its tracks. [read post]
9 Nov 2020, 2:22 pm by
A time of hope for animals Mon, 11/09/2020 - 22:22 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block As Joe Biden and Kamala Harris head to the White House, they bring with them a proven track record of protecting animals. [read post]
16 Jun 2020, 1:02 pm by
Triple Crown season begins this Saturday with racing industry under a cloud over horse deaths, trainer indictments Tue, 06/16/2020 - 20:02 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The coronavirus pandemic is not the only problem plaguing the horse racing industry as it prepares for the first of the Triple Crown races at Belmont Stakes this Saturday with altered schedules, shorter race times and a TV-only audience. [read post]
25 Aug 2020, 12:02 pm by
U.S. proposes more changes to chip away at Endangered Species Act Tue, 08/25/2020 - 19:02 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The federal government has fired another volley in its assault on the Endangered Species Act, and this time it’s aimed at paving the way for corporations to take over lands that could, if conserved and restored, help in the recovery of imperiled American wildlife. [read post]
8 Jan 2021, 11:20 am by
In its final days, Trump administration launches lame-duck attack on migratory birds Fri, 01/08/2021 - 19:20 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The Trump administration, in its final days, is attempting to undo crucial, century-old protections for migratory birds as a handout to the construction and oil and gas industries. [read post]
14 Jan 2021, 7:54 am by
HSUS, allies sue Trump administration for delisting wolves Thu, 01/14/2021 - 15:54 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block In October last year, the Trump administration stripped federal protections for wolves, giving state managers in the lower 48 states the ability to greenlight trophy hunting and trapping seasons on these animals. [read post]
20 Sep 2022, 1:16 pm by
We’re honoring lawmakers for their efforts to save sharks and end the shark fin trade Tue, 09/20/2022 - 20:16 By Kitty Block and Sara Amundson At a time when bipartisanship can be unpredictable in politics, it’s particularly gratifying to recognize four lawmakers who have joined together to advance one of the most urgent animal protection measures in the Congress, the Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act. [read post]