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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]
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]
22 Sep 2021, 12:42 pm by
Wolves in the Northern Rockies move closer to getting protections they desperately need Wed, 09/22/2021 - 19:42 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Wolves in the Northern Rockies may warrant federal protection under the Endangered Species Act, the U.S. [read post]
23 Mar 2020, 9:30 am by
” “While it is paramount that we come together to ensure that our human health interests are taken care of, we are also concerned about the welfare of pets and animals in laboratories, zoos and puppy mills, 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]
19 Jul 2022, 8:56 am by
"As a former Federal Bureau of Investigation agent, Brian Fitzpatrick has a masterful understanding of the link between abuse of animals and violence against people, and is fighting to stop cruelty on all fronts," said Sara Amundson, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund. [read post]
5 Sep 2023, 7:18 pm by
Annual ‘celebration’ highlights the need to stop cruelty to horses Wed, 09/06/2023 - 02:18 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Last week, members of the Humane Society of the United States’ Equine Protection team traveled to Tennessee to evaluate the condition of the horses at the 85th annual Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration. [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]
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]
1 Apr 2020, 1:25 pm by
Coronavirus crisis increases need to help victims of domestic violence and their pets Wed, 04/01/2020 - 20:25 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block With hundreds of millions of people required to stay indoors during the coronavirus pandemic, the media is reporting an alarming increase in domestic violence incidents the world over. [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]
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]
12 Sep 2023, 6:32 pm by
Brutal killing of African elephant highlights need to end trophy hunting Wed, 09/13/2023 - 01:32 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block We have just learned about a heartless and illegal hunt that took the life of a male elephant in South Africa’s Limpopo province earlier this month. [read post]
25 Jan 2023, 4:34 pm by
Europe’s largest hunting fair opens, despite dangers faced by wildlife worldwide Thu, 01/26/2023 - 00:34 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Despite ecological devastation, habitat loss, human-wildlife conflict, poaching and all the other threats that undermine the ability of wild animals to survive in their natural habitats, Europe’s largest hunting fair opened this week in Dortmund, Germany. [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]
11 Aug 2021, 8:59 am by
Here’s what the infrastructure bill could mean for animals Wed, 08/11/2021 - 15:59 By Kitty Block and Sara Amundson On Tuesday, the U.S. [read post]
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]
5 Feb 2020, 4:00 pm by Sara Amundson
Miami seizure highlights need to pass federal ban on shark fin trade Sara Amundson Thu, 02/06/2020 - 00:00 The news out of Florida was shocking: earlier this week, U.S. [read post]
10 Apr 2020, 1:27 pm by
China’s recognition of dogs as companion animals bodes well for its animal welfare future Fri, 04/10/2020 - 20:27 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block There is unprecedented focus on the challenges of animal welfare in China in the wake of COVID -19. [read post]
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]