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17 Jun 2019, 2:09 pm by Sara Amundson
By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The number of horses dying at the Santa Anita racetrack in California since December 2018 has led to widespread concern in the horseracing world and beyond, and prompted California Gov. [read post]
21 Feb 2020, 11:07 am by Sara Amundson
By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The cat playing with a blue buoy in the video looks adorable and will put a smile on your face, but it is important to remember that Loki is no pet. [read post]
4 Apr 2019, 1:08 pm by Sara Amundson
By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act passed the Senate Commerce Committee with a near-unanimous voice vote this week, with American lawmakers leaving no doubt of how they view the nefarious global trade in which fishermen cut the fins off sharks and dump them back in the waters to drown, be eaten alive by other fish, or bleed to death. [read post]
8 May 2019, 9:39 am by Sara Amundson
By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Time is running out for America’s gray wolves. [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]
27 Mar 2019, 3:00 am by Sara Amundson
By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Today, we are releasing chilling footage of Andrew and Owen Renner’s now infamous—and illegal—black bear trophy hunt in Alaska last April, so you can see what grisly fate awaits the state’s native carnivores if the U.S. government goes ahead with a proposal to roll back protections for these animals on federal lands. [read post]
19 Dec 2019, 7:30 am by Sara Amundson
By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Last week, the news that Donald Trump Jr. had trophy hunted an argali sheep protected by the U.S. [read post]
22 Apr 2019, 11:17 am by Sara Amundson
By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The Bureau of Land Management’s Wild Horse and Burro Program is broken. [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]
5 Feb 2019, 10:05 am by Sara Amundson
By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block As President Donald Trump prepares to deliver his State of the Union address tonight, it’s a good time to take stock of how his administration has dealt with animal protection issues of interest to us at the Humane Society Legislative Fund and the Humane Society of the United States. [read post]
23 Jan 2019, 12:10 pm by Sara Amundson
By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The 116th Congress began work today on rooting out some of the worst forms of animal cruelty in the world, with House members reintroducing two important bipartisan bills. [read post]
3 Apr 2019, 11:03 am by Sara Amundson
By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Recent developments in a case involving a Tennessee walking horse named Honors, who was crowned champion despite clear evidence that he was a victim of cruel soring, highlight the urgent need for Congress to swiftly pass the Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act. [read post]
3 Jan 2019, 1:06 pm by Sara Amundson
By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block We are on Capitol Hill today for the swearing in of the 116th Congress, along with Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society Legislative Fund colleagues. [read post]
12 Jan 2023, 7:41 am
Sara Amundson, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund, issued a statement calling the new rule 'a victory for Alaska’s iconic wildlife species. [read post]
3 Oct 2023, 1:37 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
Humane Society Legislative Fund responds to dogfighting arrest of Pentagon Official kblocher@hslf.org Tue, 10/03/2023 - 20:37 Humane Society Legislative Fund responds to dogfighting arrest of Pentagon Official WASHINGTON (October 3, 2023)— Today, following news that a senior Pentagon official was "arrested and charged with participating in a dogfighting ring in the D.C. area for more than 20 years,” Humane Society Legislative Fund President Sara… [read post]
14 Feb 2020, 12:49 pm by Sara Amundson
By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Some of the people and interests tied to cruelty to animals seem to come right from central casting. [read post]
25 Jun 2019, 12:00 pm by Sara Amundson
By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block There’s a reason why the Humane Society Legislative Fund and the Humane Society of the United States invest substantial time and effort in seeking to shape funding decisions within the U.S. [read post]
22 Jan 2020, 12:20 pm by Sara Amundson
By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Horses dying at the racetracks with alarming frequency is a sadly familiar scenario of late, but even by that measure the body count over the past week is nothing short of astonishing. [read post]