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5 Nov 2019, 3:12 pm by Sara Amundson
By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block A long-awaited law that would make some of the most brutal acts of animal cruelty federal felonies is just one signature away from becoming reality. [read post]
31 Oct 2019, 8:34 am by Sara Amundson
By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block America’s wild horses and burros have long been engulfed in a political quagmire, and their place on our western rangelands has been hotly contested for more than half a century. [read post]
29 Oct 2019, 5:00 pm by Sara Amundson
By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block For years now, trophy hunters have spun a web of lies to tie their ruthless killing of some of the world’s most at-risk animals to fake conservation benefits. [read post]
29 Oct 2019, 3:28 pm by Sara Amundson
By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block A federal court has rejected an attempt to stop Congress from closing a loophole that allowed cockfighters to continue operating in U.S. territories, including Puerto Rico and Guam, despite the fact that cockfighting is a felony in all U.S. states. [read post]
24 Oct 2019, 11:49 am by Sara Amundson
By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block In a stunning about-face on its own promise, the National Institutes of Health today announced it will not send 44 chimpanzees, now held by the Alamogordo primate laboratory in New Mexico, to sanctuary. [read post]
23 Oct 2019, 10:43 am by Sara Amundson
By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block President Trump has called trophy hunting a “horror show,” but on his watch, the Department of the Interior has dismantled regulations to protect wildlife and made it easier to import trophies of endangered and threatened animals. [read post]
18 Oct 2019, 9:39 am by Sara Amundson
By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block It may be hard to believe that a group of celebrity and professional trophy hunters, a director of the National Rifle Association, and the president of the world’s largest trophy hunting group are advising our government on wildlife conservation. [read post]
8 Oct 2019, 9:50 am by Sara Amundson
By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The federal government has filed a brief strongly defending a law that would expand the ban on cockfighting in the United States to Puerto Rico, Guam and other U.S. territories. [read post]
2 Oct 2019, 9:56 am by Sara Amundson
By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Ten years ago, Americans were stunned by a pet chimpanzee’s vicious attack on a Connecticut woman, Charla Nash. [read post]
25 Sep 2019, 2:19 pm by Sara Amundson
By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Today, 17 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, and New York City filed a lawsuit to block the Trump administration from making harmful changes to how the Endangered Species Act, the bedrock law that protects endangered and threatened animal species and their habitats, is implemented by the federal government. [read post]
25 Sep 2019, 12:08 pm by Sara Amundson
Photo by Paul Morigi/AP Images for the HSUS HSLF President Sara Amundson, left, and Rep. [read post]
17 Sep 2019, 12:59 pm by Sara Amundson
By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Slaughterhouses in the United States are already allowed to kill pigs at a lightning speed of up to 1,106 animals per hour. [read post]
13 Sep 2019, 2:21 pm by Sara Amundson
By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The saga of 2018 Triple Crown champion Justify, recently chronicled in a New York Times article, provides one of the most compelling arguments yet for reform in the horseracing industry and in particular for ending the massive leeway the industry now enjoys in policing itself in regard to the doping of animals. [read post]
10 Sep 2019, 3:54 pm by Sara Amundson
By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block In two historic votes for animals, California lawmakers have voted overwhelmingly to ban fur sales and to stop the trophy hunting of bobcats, who are often targeted for their distinctive look and coloration. [read post]
10 Sep 2019, 9:11 am by Sara Amundson
By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block In a landmark announcement, the U.S. [read post]
5 Sep 2019, 11:21 am by Sara Amundson
By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block An American trophy hunter who killed a black rhino in Namibia will receive the Trump administration’s consent to bring his spoils home. [read post]
3 Sep 2019, 1:25 pm by Chris Castle
  Sara Amundson, President, Humane Society Legislative Fund, said, “Decades ago the Federal Bureau of Investigation recognized the seriousness of animal cruelty and its link to escalating violence toward humans. [read post]
26 Aug 2019, 6:54 am by Sara Amundson
By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Right whales are critically endangered, with no more than 400 individuals surviving along the U.S. and Canadian coast. [read post]
23 Aug 2019, 1:30 pm by Sara Amundson
By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block There are new and explosive revelations about the lengths the Trump administration may be going to in order to prevent U.S. [read post]