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24 Aug 2023, 1:17 pm by
Alleged monkey conspiracy at Inotiv highlights need to end animal testing Thu, 08/24/2023 - 20:17 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The hurt and harm of animal testing can extend beyond what happens in laboratories, as a new scandal concerning one major animal testing company’s acquisition of monkeys shows. [read post]
9 Nov 2023, 7:46 am by
“When you look at a mother pig living in a gestation crate, you’re looking at a relic—an inhumane housing system which forces the pig to live in an area barely bigger than the animals’ body and unable to turn around,” said Sara Amundson, president of the 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]
8 Feb 2021, 8:23 am by
At Dallas Safari Club convention, rhinos, elephants and bears are among hundreds of wild animals on offer for a thrill kill Mon, 02/08/2021 - 22:41 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The annual Dallas Safari Club convention is a sickening display of the havoc American trophy hunters wreak year after year on the world’s wildlife, with their penchant for killing endangered and at-risk animals. [read post]
29 Jul 2020, 12:28 pm by
Industry support for Humane Cosmetics Act grows, with 900 companies supporting an end to animal testing Wed, 07/29/2020 - 19:28 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Momentum for passing a federal law against animal testing for cosmetics continues to grow, with some of the strongest support coming from the industry that makes and markets these products. [read post]
8 Oct 2021, 10:34 am by
Massive win for migratory birds as much-needed protection gets restored Fri, 10/08/2021 - 17:34 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block North American bird populations have declined by three billion birds since 1970, which is just one of the reasons why the Migratory Bird Treaty Act has been such an important source of protection for birds for decades. [read post]
15 Sep 2020, 1:32 pm by
New wolf pups on Isle Royale bring promise of recovery for a struggling population Tue, 09/15/2020 - 20:32 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The first wolf pups in several years have been born on Isle Royale in Michigan, the National Park Service reported this week. [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]
23 Jun 2022, 10:02 am by
Major developments in pivotal Supreme Court case for animals Thu, 06/23/2022 - 17:02 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block A lawsuit currently being considered by the United States Supreme Court will have enormous consequences for millions of animals across the country—and we have news about major developments, some of it positive and some disappointing. [read post]
17 May 2023, 1:28 pm by
There is simply no way to make horse slaughter humane 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]
29 Mar 2022, 8:26 am by
It’s time to move past the cruel, inhumane practice of testing cosmetics on animals Tue, 03/29/2022 - 15:26 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Back in the 1940s, when government scientists were asked to check cosmetics for safety, they turned to rabbits. [read post]
17 Feb 2021, 11:24 am by Wed, 02/17/2021 - 19:24 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block U.S. health authorities have conclusively linked numerous human cases of campylobacteriosis—a bacterial infection with often severe and debilitating symptoms—to infected puppies sold in several Petland pet stores. [read post]
11 Jan 2023, 1:39 pm by
Judge rules that NIH’s refusal to move chimps from a New Mexico laboratory to Chimp Haven sanctuary violates federal law Wed, 01/11/2023 - 21:39 By Kitty Block and Sara Amundson There is renewed hope for thirty chimpanzees languishing in a New Mexico laboratory as part of our long-standing fight to give chimpanzees who were subjected to experiments a chance at sanctuary life. [read post]
23 Jun 2023, 7:08 am by
Major win: Canada just banned cosmetics animal testing and trade Fri, 06/23/2023 - 14:08 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block In a massive step forward, Canada has just passed a ban on cosmetics animal testing and the sale of beauty products that rely on new animal test data to substantiate their safety, becoming the second North American country to do so; Mexico passed such a ban in 2021. [read post]
14 Mar 2024, 9:01 am by
The number of U.S. mink fur farms plummets as consumers reject cruelty 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]
26 Mar 2020, 3:24 pm by
To prevent another pandemic, global leaders should crack down on wildlife trade Thu, 03/26/2020 - 22:24 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block At the G20 coronavirus meeting today, global leaders, including President Trump, brainstormed on ways to control the coronavirus pandemic that is now ravaging dozens of nations, leaving a vast trail of human casualties in its wake. [read post]
23 Aug 2022, 12:49 pm by
All the great progress in our fight against puppy mills this summer Tue, 08/23/2022 - 19:49 By Kitty Block and Sara Amundson Summer is a time of rest and relaxation for many of us, but there has been no lull in our fight to end puppy mills. [read post]
26 May 2021, 6:52 am by
The federal government must protect gray wolves before it’s too late Wed, 05/26/2021 - 13:52 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block We just filed a legal petition urging the U.S. [read post]
19 Jul 2022, 10:53 am by
“Earl Blumenauer never stops working for commonsense, federal animal protection measures and the people who care about animals,” said Sara Amundson, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund. [read post]
19 Aug 2020, 2:03 pm by
USDA suspends license of roadside zoo where Joe Exotic abused tigers Wed, 08/19/2020 - 21:03 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The U.S. [read post]