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25 Sep 2020, 2:35 pm by
“Rodney Davis has worked across party lines to protect animals from cruelty and abuse,” said Sara Amundson, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund. [read post]
25 Sep 2020, 2:30 pm by
“Mike McCaul has been a champion for marine wildlife and cracking down on the live wildlife trade in the 116th Congress,” said Sara Amundson, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund. [read post]
24 Sep 2020, 3:13 pm by
French bulldogs abandoned in airport warehouse highlight need for stronger enforcement against illegal puppy imports Thu, 09/24/2020 - 22:13 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block It was a heartbreaking incident, by any measure. [read post]
18 Sep 2020, 10:19 am by
200-plus wild animals removed from notorious Indiana roadside zoo Fri, 09/18/2020 - 17:19 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block An Indiana roadside zoo whose owner’s federal license was revoked for numerous violations of the Animal Welfare Act, including beating a leopard to death with a baseball bat and swinging monkeys around by their tails, has closed its doors. [read post]
16 Sep 2020, 2:09 pm by
Senator attacks states' efforts to end ivory trafficking, but progress continues on many fronts Wed, 09/16/2020 - 21:09 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Since 2017, U.S. [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]
10 Sep 2020, 11:08 am by
New poll shows overwhelming support in Tennessee for ending horse soring with the PAST Act Thu, 09/10/2020 - 18:08 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block More than 83% of Tennessee voters want Congress to end the terrible practice of soring walking horses and related breeds to win ribbons at competitions, a new Humane Society of the United States poll shows. [read post]
9 Sep 2020, 9:56 am by
Breaking news: Federal horse racing reform sprints ahead with key House committee vote Wed, 09/09/2020 - 16:56 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Legislation to reform horse racing is in full gallop in Congress, with bipartisan members of the House and Senate joining forces to end the reckless drugging of horses and improve the safety of the tracks on which they run. [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]
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]
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]
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]
17 Aug 2020, 3:19 pm by
Breaking news: Coronavirus outbreak reported at two Utah mink fur farms Mon, 08/17/2020 - 22:19 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Mink on two farms in Utah have tested positive for the coronavirus. [read post]
11 Aug 2020, 9:23 am by
Shaking it up for sharks in 2020 Tue, 08/11/2020 - 16:23 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block We’ve never cared for the cheap, lurid television programming tied to Shark Week, preferring to join with other groups and media outlets in a celebration of this apex species found in all of the world’s oceans and even sometimes in rivers. [read post]
10 Aug 2020, 10:42 am by
Celebrating lions – and protecting them – across the globe Mon, 08/10/2020 - 17:42 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Today, on World Lion Day, we celebrate lions as an iconic wild cat species, and we recommit to our campaigns to halt their exploitation and destruction in the United States and abroad. [read post]
6 Aug 2020, 3:09 pm by
Sara Amundson, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund, said, “What will it take for the Fish and Wildlife Service to recognize that it should be protecting our nation’s treasured wildlife—not working hand in hand with trophy hunters to sanction some of the most cruel and heartless killing practices? [read post]
5 Aug 2020, 12:44 pm by
Virtually the best conference ever: registration open for Taking Action for Animals Online 2020 Wed, 08/05/2020 - 19:44 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The fundamental purpose of our marquee advocacy training event, Taking Action for Animals Online, occurring on September 19 and 20, is to support greater political and social engagement by those who care about animals. [read post]
4 Aug 2020, 3:22 pm by
Attorney for USVI speaks out on animal fighting as HSUS plans trainings on Guam and in USVI Tue, 08/04/2020 - 22:22 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block We were pleased with today’s news that U.S. [read post]
31 Jul 2020, 9:28 am by
House passes second funding package with welcome news for chimpanzees, right whales and farm animals Fri, 07/31/2020 - 16:28 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The U.S. [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]