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31 Aug 2020, 12:03 pm by
Mitch McConnell will introduce bill to reform horse racing Mon, 08/31/2020 - 19:03 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Days before the Kentucky Derby kicks off in his home state next week, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has announced he will introduce a bill to reform horse racing. [read post]
22 Sep 2022, 12:53 am by
Congress co-leading a bill to crack down on violators of the Animal Welfare Act, " said Sara Amundson, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund. [read post]
6 Mar 2024, 12:53 pm by
Here’s how the Biden administration should help animals this year Wed, 03/06/2024 - 20:53 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block We recently celebrated progress toward protecting wolves, bears, coyotes, cougars, foxes, bobcats and other native carnivores living on the vast U.S. [read post]
20 Jan 2022, 3:18 am by
Trophy hunters celebrate their kills in Las Vegas despite overwhelming public opposition Thu, 01/20/2022 - 11:18 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block A new poll shows that more than 75% of Americans oppose trophy hunting, and 82% oppose the trophy hunting and import of African lions and elephants, both listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. [read post]
20 Oct 2020, 1:33 pm by
US Fish and Wildlife Service goes rogue with proposal for baiting and trophy hunting of brown bears, and you can help us stop it Tue, 10/20/2020 - 20:33 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block With a proposal to permit the killing of brown bears over bait in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, the U.S. [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]
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]
23 Oct 2020, 1:10 pm by
The protection of wildlife is not about killing; it’s about cooperation that stops the killing Fri, 10/23/2020 - 20:10 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Our agenda for the protection of wildlife is an ambitious one, focusing on the most serious threats to threatened and endangered animals in the United States and around the world. [read post]
10 Apr 2024, 11:12 am by
Having lost in the highest court of the land, the defenders of cruel intensive confinement of pigs and other animals are now pushing reckless language which strives to invalidate Proposition 12 and other laws regulating sales of products within individual states,” said Sara Amundson, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund. [read post]
12 Nov 2021, 1:48 am by
Inside our campaign for Proposition 12, the strongest law for farm animals Fri, 11/12/2021 - 09:48 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Three years ago this month, something truly extraordinary happened for animals. [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]
21 Sep 2023, 9:03 am by
New star-studded push for the Humane Cosmetics Act on Capitol Hill Thu, 09/21/2023 - 16:03 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block We took to the halls of power in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday for a full day of events in support of the Humane Cosmetics Act, H.R. 5399, a bill to end animal-based cosmetics testing in the U.S, usher in a new era of cutting-edge testing methods, and prohibit the sale here of cosmetics newly tested on animals in other… [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]
30 Jun 2023, 12:46 pm by
American Kennel Club opposed 450+ bills designed to help dogs Fri, 06/30/2023 - 19:46 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block New research conducted by our Stop Puppy Mills campaign reveals that the American Kennel Club, a purebred dog registry organization that used to call itself “the dog’s champion,” has opposed more than 450 bills that aimed to help pups since 2008. [read post]
23 May 2022, 9:18 am by
The time for Congress to act on horse soring, horse slaughter bills is now Mon, 05/23/2022 - 16:18 By Kitty Block and Sara Amundson This week, members of Congress will turn their attention to forms of cruelty to horses that many Americans might think ended long ago. [read post]
18 Mar 2020, 6:04 pm by
Congress should act fast to protect animals in puppy mills, roadside zoos and research labs during coronavirus crisis Thu, 03/19/2020 - 01:04 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block As the COVID-19 crisis escalates, we are asking Congress to act quickly on an important bill that would ensure that millions of animals held in research laboratories and enterprises like puppy mills and roadside zoos across the country are not forgotten. [read post]
14 Feb 2020, 9:00 am by admin_hsl
Poster children for the SAFE Act: Kill buyers fined again admin_hsl Fri, 02/14/2020 - 17:00 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Some of the people and interests tied to cruelty to animals seem to come right from central casting. [read post]
30 Jun 2021, 12:32 pm by
Breaking: US House passes amendments to transportation bill containing big wins for animals 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]
12 Oct 2021, 11:47 am by
American imports of giraffe trophies and body parts are driving the animals to extinction Tue, 10/12/2021 - 18:47 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Giraffes, with their iconic long necks and unmistakable, beautifully patterned coats, are facing extinction. [read post]
18 Jan 2023, 6:28 pm by
You can help pass state laws to create a more humane world for animals Thu, 01/19/2023 - 02:28 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block State legislatures are again in session, and we’re busy in our push for the passage of animal protection laws across the country. [read post]