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17 Aug 2023, 1:19 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
Breaking: New regulations could finally protect horses from ‘soring’ cruelty kblocher@hslf.org Thu, 08/17/2023 - 20:19 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block There’s new hope for ending the painful practice of horse soring: a long-awaited new administrative rule from the U.S. [read post]
14 Aug 2023, 12:36 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
Why ballot measures matter for animal welfare kblocher@hslf.org Mon, 08/14/2023 - 19:36 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Last week, Ohioans showed up at the polls to defend a core tenet of democracy that is vitally important to the animal protection movement: the ballot measure. [read post]
4 Aug 2023, 10:42 am by kblocher@hslf.org
Dog import rule would dramatically impact rescue work and people traveling with pups kblocher@hslf.org Fri, 08/04/2023 - 17:42 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block After Hurricane Irma struck in 2017, we responded to the British Virgin Islands where the storm had caused terrible devastation. [read post]
31 Jul 2023, 10:09 am by kblocher@hslf.org
Meet Enzo, one of nearly 4,000 beagles who was spared from laboratory life 1 year ago kblocher@hslf.org Mon, 07/31/2023 - 17:09 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Enzo was just a tiny puppy when he was lifted into a carrier and placed in one of our animal rescue vehicles last July. [read post]
27 Jul 2023, 10:48 am by kblocher@hslf.org
Congress has new chance to better protect animals with game-changing bill kblocher@hslf.org Thu, 07/27/2023 - 17:48 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Responsibility for animals’ welfare rests with us all, including the federal government. [read post]
26 Jul 2023, 10:52 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
Congress must act by strengthening the enforcement tools under the AWA to protect animals from the worst abuses and the worst offenders,” said Sara Amundson, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund. [read post]
26 Jul 2023, 4:09 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
Breaking: New Jersey prohibits cruel confinement of mother pigs and baby cows kblocher@hslf.org Wed, 07/26/2023 - 23:09 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block After a hard-fought campaign lasting over a decade, New Jersey has passed a law prohibiting the cruel confinement of mother pigs in gestation crates and baby calves in veal crates. [read post]
21 Jul 2023, 2:01 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
Let’s stop USDA from moving backward on cruelty to horses kblocher@hslf.org Fri, 07/21/2023 - 21:01 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Amidst continuing dissatisfaction over its approach to ending the problem of horse soring, a cruel practice that produces an artificial high-stepping gait in show horses, the U.S. [read post]
21 Jul 2023, 1:15 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
“Soring is a perverse cruelty, carried out in secret by a small, institutionalized group of perpetrators seeking to cheat their way to glory in the showring,” said Sara Amundson, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund. [read post]
13 Jul 2023, 12:34 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
Elderly chimp’s story shows the immense progress we’ve made for animals in labs kblocher@hslf.org Thu, 07/13/2023 - 19:34 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Samantha was a little over a year old in 1976 when her world changed forever: The tiny chimpanzee was sold to a laboratory in Liberia by a resident of a nearby village. [read post]
5 Jul 2023, 1:23 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
Illinois bans unnecessary toxicity tests on dogs and cats kblocher@hslf.org Wed, 07/05/2023 - 20:23 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Dogs and cats in Illinois laboratories will be saved from painful and outdated toxicity testing thanks to a first-of-its-kind law signed by Gov. [read post]
30 Jun 2023, 12:46 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
American Kennel Club opposed 450+ bills designed to help dogs kblocher@hslf.org 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 Jun 2023, 7:08 am by kblocher@hslf.org
Major win: Canada just banned cosmetics animal testing and trade kblocher@hslf.org 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]
21 Jun 2023, 1:59 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
Experts gather on Capitol Hill to condemn dangerous EATS Act kblocher@hslf.org Wed, 06/21/2023 - 20:59 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The U.S. [read post]
15 Jun 2023, 10:41 am by kblocher@hslf.org
Congress kblocher@hslf.org Thu, 06/15/2023 - 17:41 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block This year has already been historic for animals, as the Supreme Court of the United States ruled in favor of upholding the strongest farm animal protection law in the country, California’s Proposition 12. [read post]
15 Jun 2023, 8:03 am by kblocher@hslf.org
Sara Amundson, president of Humane Society Legislative Fund said, “It’s not California that’s trying to foist its standards on the rest of the country. [read post]
12 Jun 2023, 1:06 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
Good news: Big Cat Public Safety Act rules are now a reality kblocher@hslf.org Mon, 06/12/2023 - 20:06 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block For over a decade, we have been fighting hard to prevent the suffering and abuse of captive big cats, confronting a dangerous industry and the individuals who take advantage of these animals. [read post]
9 Jun 2023, 8:06 am by kblocher@hslf.org
In historic move, Churchill Downs suspends racing after 12 horses die at the track kblocher@hslf.org Fri, 06/09/2023 - 15:06 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block On June 2, Churchill Downs, the home of the Kentucky Derby, suspended horse racing upon the recommendation of the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority after 12 horses died in a span of a few weeks at the track. [read post]
2 Jun 2023, 5:56 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
Sara Amundson, president of Humane Society Legislative Fund, said: “At the Humane Society Legislative Fund, we have been fighting for these vital reforms and strongly advocating for the welfare of racehorses. [read post]
1 Jun 2023, 11:21 am by kblocher@hslf.org
It’s time to put an end to mink farming kblocher@hslf.org Thu, 06/01/2023 - 18:21 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block U.S. [read post]