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12 Sep 2023, 6:32 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
Brutal killing of African elephant highlights need to end trophy hunting kblocher@hslf.org Wed, 09/13/2023 - 01:32 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block We have just learned about a heartless and illegal hunt that took the life of a male elephant in South Africa’s Limpopo province earlier this month. [read post]
12 Sep 2023, 5:20 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
That is a major reason we are seeing such fierce opposition to the legislation by lawmakers on Capitol Hill and now an incredibly diverse group of organizations,” said Sara Amundson, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund. [read post]
5 Sep 2023, 7:18 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
Annual ‘celebration’ highlights the need to stop cruelty to horses kblocher@hslf.org Wed, 09/06/2023 - 02:18 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Last week, members of the Humane Society of the United States’ Equine Protection team traveled to Tennessee to evaluate the condition of the horses at the 85th annual Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration. [read post]
31 Aug 2023, 1:23 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
Mistreated exotic animals highlight the need for ‘Better CARE’ law kblocher@hslf.org Thu, 08/31/2023 - 20:23 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The mistreatment of animals is a matter of injustice, and so it’s only fitting that the U.S. [read post]
29 Aug 2023, 9:02 am by kblocher@hslf.org
EATS Act could devour animal welfare laws and must be stopped kblocher@hslf.org 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]
29 Aug 2023, 12:29 am by kblocher@hslf.org
“It’s not one state that’s trying to foist its standards on the rest of the country,” said Sara Amundson, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund. [read post]
24 Aug 2023, 1:17 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
Alleged monkey conspiracy at Inotiv highlights need to end animal testing kblocher@hslf.org Thu, 08/24/2023 - 20:17 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The hurt and harm of animal testing can extend beyond what happens in laboratories, as a new scandal concerning one major animal testing company’s acquisition of monkeys shows. [read post]
17 Aug 2023, 11:21 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
“In a blatant power grab by the federal government, the EATS Act deprives states of the ability to protect farms, food, people, and animals within their borders,” said Sara Amundson, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund. [read post]
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]