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25 Jun 2020, 9:58 am by
Key Congressional committee holds hearing on bill that restricts keeping primates as pets Thu, 06/25/2020 - 16:58 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block In Arizona, a woman’s marmoset monkey attacked her newborn grandchild, scratching and biting the baby’s face and splitting open one nostril. [read post]
21 Jun 2020, 11:04 pm by
Legislation making it safer for wildlife to cross highways and mandating reforms for horse transport moves to full House for vote Mon, 06/22/2020 - 06:04 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block A key House committee has approved a package of investments in America’s infrastructure, including provisions to make U.S. roadways safer for both drivers and wildlife and to create more humane conditions for transporting horses within the country. [read post]
16 Jun 2020, 1:02 pm by
Triple Crown season begins this Saturday with racing industry under a cloud over horse deaths, trainer indictments Tue, 06/16/2020 - 20:02 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The coronavirus pandemic is not the only problem plaguing the horse racing industry as it prepares for the first of the Triple Crown races at Belmont Stakes this Saturday with altered schedules, shorter race times and a TV-only audience. [read post]
10 Jun 2020, 12:09 pm by
Trump administration opens Alaska's national preserves to cruel practices like trophy-hunting denning bears and wolves and their cubs; proposes disbanding protections on Kenai Wildlife Refuge Wed, 06/10/2020 - 19:09 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The Trump administration has given trophy hunters the green light to commit some of the worst sort of carnage on 20 million acres of Alaska’s pristinely beautiful national preserves. [read post]
9 Jun 2020, 10:52 am by
.'s argali trophy hunt in Mongolia cost American taxpayers $77,000 Tue, 06/09/2020 - 17:52 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block We’ve just learned that Donald Trump Jr. [read post]
8 Jun 2020, 1:24 pm by
Unless we act fast, our oceans could lose some of their most precious inhabitants Mon, 06/08/2020 - 20:24 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block It’s hard to imagine our oceans without the beautiful and diverse creatures who inhabit them. [read post]
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]
3 Jun 2020, 10:38 am by
Court gives Joe Exotic’s zoo to Carole Baskin of Big Cat Rescue; but no reprieve for the animals Wed, 06/03/2020 - 17:38 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block In yet another twist in the continuing saga of Joe Exotic, a court has awarded his roadside zoo in Wynnewood, Oklahoma, to the leader of a big cat sanctuary whom he once hired a hitman to kill. [read post]
28 May 2020, 7:58 am by
HSUS, HSLF urge federal consumer protection agency to crack down on Petland and other dishonest puppy sellers Thu, 05/28/2020 - 14:58 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Pet stores like Petland and internet puppy sellers routinely deceive unsuspecting customers into buying animals who are bred in inhumane puppy mills and who could be sick or even dying. [read post]
20 May 2020, 3:02 pm by
Breaking news: U.S. will allow cruel trophy hunting practices to kill hibernating bears and wolf pups on Alaska's federal lands 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]
20 May 2020, 11:31 am by
“Ted Deutch has already championed the successful passage of a consequential animal protection law to crack down on animal cruelty in the 116th Congress,” said Sara Amundson, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund. [read post]
20 May 2020, 11:00 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]
15 May 2020, 10:06 am by
The Endangered Species Act is in its own fight for survival; help us save and strengthen it Fri, 05/15/2020 - 17:06 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Imagine our world and its wildlife without the protections of the Endangered Species Act. [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]
11 May 2020, 2:15 pm by
BLM report to Congress on wild horses and burros falls short on fertility control Mon, 05/11/2020 - 21:15 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block America’s wild horses and burros are in crisis and unless the Bureau of Land Management revamps its program to manage these animals in a non-lethal and sustainable manner, as Congress has directed it to do, the gridlock surrounding the program will continue to prevent progress. [read post]
4 May 2020, 8:12 am by
HSUS, HSLF and partners urge Congress to end higher killing speeds at slaughterhouses 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]
24 Apr 2020, 2:37 pm by
Members of Congress say more constituents support bill to outlaw public contact with big cats in wake of 'Tiger King' Fri, 04/24/2020 - 21:37 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block A Netflix series on Joe Exotic, who made a living exploiting tigers he held in captivity at his roadside zoo, is helping to mobilize public support in favor of federal legislation that would end such exploitation. [read post]
14 Apr 2020, 11:28 am by
World Health Organization says nations should end wildlife trade Tue, 04/14/2020 - 18:28 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The World Health Organization is calling on nations to end wildlife markets because of the high risk they pose for the spread of pathogens like the coronavirus that can jump from animals to humans. [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]