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16 Nov 2020, 5:47 pm by
HSUS undercover investigation shows dogs in dismal conditions at puppy mills while USDA turns a blind eye Tue, 11/17/2020 - 01:47 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block An HSUS undercover investigator has recorded video footage of animals living in dismal conditions at puppy mills in the Midwest that have never or only rarely been cited for neglecting the animals in their care by the U.S. [read post]
26 Mar 2021, 12:18 pm by
African elephants are just a step or two away from extinction, new report warns Fri, 03/26/2021 - 19:18 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Scientists and conservationists have long warned about drastic drops in African elephant populations because of habitat loss, conflicts with humans and poaching for ivory. [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]
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]
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]
17 Aug 2023, 1:19 pm by
Breaking: New regulations could finally protect horses from ‘soring’ cruelty 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]
20 Dec 2022, 1:52 pm by
2023 federal spending package reflects solid commitment to animal welfare Tue, 12/20/2022 - 21:52 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block We’ve had remarkable success in our end-of-session push for critical legislation in the U.S. [read post]
15 Jun 2023, 8:03 am by
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]
29 Jan 2021, 12:17 pm by
Shooting fish in a barrel: U.S. canned hunting industry offers ‘menus’ of rare animals for a thrill kill Fri, 01/29/2021 - 20:17 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The canned hunting industry is often associated with countries like South Africa, where wealthy trophy hunters can pick out and shoot captive-bred lions in enclosures for a hefty price tag. [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]
22 Mar 2023, 2:39 pm by
Celebrating the lawmakers who made 2022 a banner year for big cats and other animals Wed, 03/22/2023 - 21:39 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Last night at our Humane Awards event on Capitol Hill, we celebrated the work of lawmakers whose dedication to our cause made 2022 a banner congressional year for animals. [read post]
4 Aug 2023, 10:42 am by
Dog import rule would dramatically impact rescue work and people traveling with pups 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]
6 Jan 2023, 12:35 pm by
New Animal Welfare Act regulations would improve the lives of so many animals in need Fri, 01/06/2023 - 20:35 By Kitty Block and Sara Amundson In the years since its passage more than half a century ago, the Animal Welfare Act has become an extremely important and multi-faceted animal protection law. [read post]
11 Oct 2021, 12:49 pm by
US government agency reportedly killed 8 wolf pups in their den Mon, 10/11/2021 - 19:49 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block In the spring, wolf dens are usually full of young pups being raised by their parents and helper wolves, but when one den in Idaho was discovered vacant earlier this year, biologists worked on uncovering the reason. [read post]
9 Nov 2021, 12:35 am by
Breaking: New lawsuit aims to save leopards from American trophy hunters Tue, 11/09/2021 - 08:35 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block African leopards are magnificently powerful animals who can take down prey animals ten times their size. [read post]
25 Jan 2021, 1:17 pm by
Biden administration withdraws Trump-era plan for higher line speeds at chicken slaughterhouses Mon, 01/25/2021 - 21:17 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The Biden administration has withdrawn a deplorable pending rule that would have allowed qualifying chicken slaughter plants in the United States to permanently dial up line speeds from an already inhumane and lightning-fast 140 birds per minute to 175 birds per minute. [read post]
29 Aug 2023, 9:02 am by
EATS Act could devour animal welfare laws and must be stopped Tue, 08/29/2023 - 16:02 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Americans are taking a stand against one of the gravest assaults on animal welfare, unfolding right now in the U.S. [read post]
20 Jan 2021, 8:05 am by
Our 100-day plan for animal protection under the Biden-Harris administration Wed, 01/20/2021 - 16:05 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris heralds a new beginning. [read post]
23 Mar 2021, 2:35 pm by
But he now has a chance to set things right Tue, 03/23/2021 - 21:35 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Gov. [read post]
8 Jan 2021, 11:20 am by
In its final days, Trump administration launches lame-duck attack on migratory birds Fri, 01/08/2021 - 19:20 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The Trump administration, in its final days, is attempting to undo crucial, century-old protections for migratory birds as a handout to the construction and oil and gas industries. [read post]