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10 Sep 2020, 11:08 am by kblocher@hslf.org
New poll shows overwhelming support in Tennessee for ending horse soring with the PAST Act kblocher@hslf.org Thu, 09/10/2020 - 18:08 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block More than 83% of Tennessee voters want Congress to end the terrible practice of soring walking horses and related breeds to win ribbons at competitions, a new Humane Society of the United States poll shows. [read post]
17 May 2023, 1:28 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
There is simply no way to make horse slaughter humane kblocher@hslf.org Wed, 05/17/2023 - 20:28 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Horses are celebrated in America for their beauty and athleticism, yet they are also sometimes viewed as expendable commodities. [read post]
20 May 2020, 3:02 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
Breaking news: U.S. will allow cruel trophy hunting practices to kill hibernating bears and wolf pups on Alaska's federal lands kblocher@hslf.org 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 May 2022, 7:49 am by kblocher@hslf.org
Time is running out for dogs as testing lab refuses to release them kblocher@hslf.org Fri, 05/13/2022 - 14:49 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Weeks after we released the results of our seven-month undercover investigation at Inotiv, an Indiana animal testing laboratory, we continue to press for the release of 82 beagles there as an urgent matter. [read post]
24 Sep 2020, 3:13 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
French bulldogs abandoned in airport warehouse highlight need for stronger enforcement against illegal puppy imports kblocher@hslf.org Thu, 09/24/2020 - 22:13 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block It was a heartbreaking incident, by any measure. [read post]
24 Sep 2021, 6:12 am by kblocher@hslf.org
House takes a bite out of live wildlife markets, wildlife trade with amendments to National Defense Authorization Act kblocher@hslf.org Fri, 09/24/2021 - 13:12 By Sara Amundson This nation cannot move fast enough to reduce the pandemic threats associated with live wildlife markets and the trade in live wildlife. [read post]
8 Apr 2020, 11:58 am by kblocher@hslf.org
Newly released footage confirms the Joe Exotic we know kblocher@hslf.org Wed, 04/08/2020 - 18:58 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block We’ve known “Joe Exotic” [Joe Schreibvogel) for a long while, and we know him well. [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]
2 May 2022, 7:47 am by kblocher@hslf.org
Cosmetics animal testing is in the spotlight—now’s the time to end it kblocher@hslf.org Mon, 05/02/2022 - 14:47 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block One of our most urgent fights at the federal level centers on passage of the Humane Cosmetics Act in Congress. [read post]
13 Jan 2021, 4:04 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
kblocher@hslf.org Thu, 01/14/2021 - 00:04 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Thirty-seven chimpanzees languishing at a New Mexico primate laboratory are still waiting for the National Institutes of Health to fulfil a promise it made in 2015—to retire them to sanctuary after a lifetime spent in research. [read post]
14 Jan 2021, 7:54 am by kblocher@hslf.org
HSUS, allies sue Trump administration for delisting wolves kblocher@hslf.org 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]
9 Mar 2020, 1:59 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
BREAKING NEWS: Racehorse trainers, veterinarians charged in widespread doping scandal kblocher@hslf.org Mon, 03/09/2020 - 20:59 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Federal prosecutors have charged more than two dozen racehorse trainers, veterinarians and drug dealers in a “widespread, corrupt” scheme to dope horses to push them beyond their limits, increase profits and cheat the betting public. [read post]
20 Jul 2020, 2:52 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
Indiana woman who shared videos of herself torturing, killing cats and dogs charged under federal PACT Act kblocher@hslf.org Mon, 07/20/2020 - 21:52 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block An Indiana woman, who shared images and videos on social media that showed her torturing and graphically killing cats and dogs by hanging and skinning them, has been charged under the Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture Act, a groundbreaking federal law we helped pass last year. [read post]
4 May 2020, 8:12 am by kblocher@hslf.org
HSUS, HSLF and partners urge Congress to end higher killing speeds at slaughterhouses kblocher@hslf.org Mon, 05/04/2020 - 15:12 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block In recent weeks, even as slaughterhouses have emerged as hotspots for the coronavirus pandemic, the Trump administration has been quietly issuing record numbers of waivers for them to kill animals at higher speeds. [read post]
14 Oct 2020, 5:54 am by kblocher@hslf.org
Fish and Wildlife Service, do your job and protect giraffes, or we’ll see you in court kblocher@hslf.org Wed, 10/14/2020 - 12:54 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block It’s been more than three years since we filed a petition asking the U.S. [read post]
27 Jul 2023, 10:48 am by kblocher@hslf.org
Congress has new chance to better protect animals with game-changing bill kblocher@hslf.org Thu, 07/27/2023 - 17:48 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Responsibility for animals’ welfare rests with us all, including the federal government. [read post]
28 Mar 2024, 10:36 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
Fish and Wildlife Service has been allowing African elephant imports without current population data, transparency or effective oversight,” said Sara Amundson, president of Humane Society Legislative Fund. [read post]
14 Mar 2024, 9:01 am by kblocher@hslf.org
The number of U.S. mink fur farms plummets as consumers reject cruelty kblocher@hslf.org Thu, 03/14/2024 - 16:01 By Kitty Block and Sara Amundson Fur production in the U.S. is plummeting, and that’s good news for animals. [read post]
12 Mar 2024, 10:52 am by kblocher@hslf.org
Breaking: Our rescue team saves more than 200 dogs from two Oklahoma puppy mills kblocher@hslf.org Tue, 03/12/2024 - 17:52 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Early Monday morning, our Animal Rescue Team arrived at two properties in Milburn, Oklahoma, with officers from the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office, who served search warrants as part of an alleged animal cruelty situation. [read post]