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3 Jun 2020, 1:00 pm by
Good riddance to Steve King: Iowa primary voters dump U.S. congressman who supported horse slaughter, dogfighting and factory farming Wed, 06/03/2020 - 20:00 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block There is perhaps no one in the recent history of Congress who, during his term in office, has attempted to wreak more havoc on animals than Steve King. [read post]
23 Mar 2021, 2:35 pm by
But he now has a chance to set things right Tue, 03/23/2021 - 21:35 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Gov. [read post]
7 Apr 2020, 9:16 am by
On World Health Day, a global reckoning with COVID-19 is urgent Tue, 04/07/2020 - 16:16 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Like an alarm bell in the night, COVID-19 has cut through the uneasy silence of the world’s failure to address pandemic illness tied to the trade, transport and consumption of wildlife. [read post]
26 Jul 2022, 3:10 pm by
” “The Horse Protection Act made the public exhibition, showing or sale of horses victimized by soring illegal upon its passage in 1970, but since then a segment of the industry has flouted the law and continued the practice, exploiting loopholes in the underlying regulations,” said Sara Amundson, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund. [read post]
29 Jul 2021, 12:23 pm by
“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]
23 Feb 2022, 11:57 am by
Kentucky Derby winner’s disqualification highlights ongoing need for horse racing reform Wed, 02/23/2022 - 19:57 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The regulatory system in horse racing has been broken for years, and public confidence in the sport continues to wane. [read post]
13 Jan 2021, 4:04 pm by 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]
9 Jul 2020, 2:46 pm by
Spending bills move up in Congress, with provisions for gray wolves, non-animal testing methods and ending wildlife markets Thu, 07/09/2020 - 21:46 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Provisions for funding programs to protect wild horses and burros, gray wolves, animals used in research and testing, as well as elephants and lions, who are commonly the target of American trophy hunters, were among several animal welfare measures approved this week by… [read post]
19 Apr 2021, 11:16 am by
Senate Mon, 04/19/2021 - 18:16 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block A bill that would prohibit public contact with big cats like tigers, lions and leopards and ban keeping these animals as pets has been reintroduced in the U.S. [read post]
2 Jun 2021, 2:12 pm by
Beagle rescued from testing lab ‘is just so happy to be free’ Wed, 06/02/2021 - 21:12 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block A beautiful story came out over the weekend in the Washington Post about an 11-year-old beagle named Hammy. [read post]
25 Jul 2022, 6:38 am by
How to make Shark Week good for sharks Mon, 07/25/2022 - 13:38 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Sharks have been around for 450 million years, outliving the dinosaurs and surviving mass extinctions. [read post]
14 May 2020, 8:20 am by
BREAKING: HSUS, HSLF, HSI release policy plan on wildlife markets, factory farms, companion animals and more to avoid another global health crisis Thu, 05/14/2020 - 22:50 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The coronavirus pandemic has prompted the world to acknowledge the pressing need to change our relationship with animals. [read post]
20 Dec 2022, 1:52 pm by
2023 federal spending package reflects solid commitment to animal welfare Tue, 12/20/2022 - 21:52 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block We’ve had remarkable success in our end-of-session push for critical legislation in the U.S. [read post]
1 Sep 2020, 2:41 pm by
USFWS director says federal protections for wolves will be removed by end of year Tue, 09/01/2020 - 21:41 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The U.S. [read post]
23 Aug 2021, 12:33 pm by
As assaults against wolves mount, Biden Administration misses the mark 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]
7 Sep 2021, 9:13 am by
In major win for animals, Mexico bans animal testing for cosmetics Tue, 09/07/2021 - 16:13 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Even in our age of advanced technologies, rabbits, guinea pigs, mice and rats continue to have chemicals and substances forced down their throats, dripped into their eyes or slathered on their skin to satisfy new regulatory demands that undercut progress against cosmetic animal testing. [read post]
24 Mar 2022, 12:33 am by
Our undercover investigation reveals why hippos desperately need federal protections under the Endangered Species Act Thu, 03/24/2022 - 07:33 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block With their barrel shape, huge teeth and jaws that can open to almost 180 degrees, hippos are characteristically unique and one of the world’s most recognizable animals. [read post]
2 May 2022, 7:47 am by
Cosmetics animal testing is in the spotlight—now’s the time to end it 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]
11 Oct 2022, 8:56 am by
Supreme Court just heard arguments in historic case for animals Tue, 10/11/2022 - 15:56 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Today the U.S. [read post]
11 Mar 2021, 12:55 pm by
Bill in Congress would reverse dangerous increases to slaughterhouse line speeds Thu, 03/11/2021 - 20:55 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Slaughterhouses are hotspots for the coronavirus, with tens of thousands of infections reported among American workers since the onset of the pandemic last year. [read post]