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18 Feb 2020, 6:43 am by Sara Amundson
BREAKING NEWS: On Congress’s orders, USDA begins restoring inspection reports for puppy mills, roadside zoos and other facilities Sara Amundson Tue, 02/18/2020 - 14:43 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Three years ago, the U.S. [read post]
30 Aug 2018, 7:53 am by Michael Markarian
    But of course, we also needed a leader, and we have one in Sara Amundson, our longtime colleague. [read post]
9 Apr 2020, 6:33 am by
BREAKING NEWS: Bipartisan congressional letter calls for end to live wildlife markets Thu, 04/09/2020 - 13:33 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Consistent with the recommendations in Wildlife Markets and COVID-19, the Humane Society International report released earlier this week, and our own messaging on the pandemic, Senators Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Lindsay Graham (R-S.C.) [read post]
5 Aug 2020, 12:44 pm by
Virtually the best conference ever: registration open for Taking Action for Animals Online 2020 Wed, 08/05/2020 - 19:44 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The fundamental purpose of our marquee advocacy training event, Taking Action for Animals Online, occurring on September 19 and 20, is to support greater political and social engagement by those who care about animals. [read post]
6 Nov 2020, 10:24 am by
HSUS, allies headed to court to fight wolf delisting Fri, 11/06/2020 - 18:24 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block When the United States stripped federal protections for wolves last week, giving state managers in the lower 48 states the ability to greenlight trophy hunting and trapping seasons on these animals, we promised to fight this draconian move with every tool at our disposal. [read post]
4 Aug 2020, 3:22 pm by
Attorney for USVI speaks out on animal fighting as HSUS plans trainings on Guam and in USVI Tue, 08/04/2020 - 22:22 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block We were pleased with today’s news that U.S. [read post]
12 May 2021, 9:07 am by Sara Amundson
Shark and marine mammal bills pass key Senate committee Sara Amundson Wed, 05/12/2021 - 16:07 Today, the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee approved two important pieces of marine wildlife legislation, paving the way for full Senate action on them. [read post]
28 Jul 2021, 3:01 pm by
Breaking: Judges unanimously reject pork industry challenge to landmark farm animal law Wed, 07/28/2021 - 22:01 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Today, a three-judge panel in the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit unanimously denied an attempt by the National Pork Producers Council and the American Farm Bureau Federation to strike down California’s Proposition 12, considered the strongest farm animal protection law in the world. [read post]
3 Mar 2023, 10:27 am by
For the first time, birds receive protection under the Animal Welfare Act Fri, 03/03/2023 - 18:27 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block In a monumental step forward for birds who are often exploited in the pet trade, exhibitions and breeding, the U.S. [read post]
16 Nov 2011, 3:44 pm by almaraz
Paul Locke, associate professor, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Sara Amundson, executive director, Humane Society Legislative Fund The program was held at Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon on October 15-16, 2011. [read post]
16 Nov 2020, 12:00 pm by
Court upholds Obama-era protections for Alaska’s brown bears, disallows baiting Mon, 11/16/2020 - 20:00 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block A federal court has ruled that brown bears in Alaska’s Kenai National Wildlife Refuge should continue to be protected from the cruel and biologically unsound hunting practice of baiting—luring these animals with piles of rotting foods like donuts and pastries and then killing them. [read post]
29 Sep 2020, 3:42 pm by
House Tue, 09/29/2020 - 22:42 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The U.S. [read post]
22 Nov 2021, 11:43 am by
Here’s what you can do. Mon, 11/22/2021 - 19:43 By Kitty Block and Sara Amundson Right now in Washington, DC, a single urgent plot line threads together the fate of many animals: wild species threatened by trophy hunting or the commercial wildlife trade, the North Atlantic right whale, the nation’s wild horses, the former research chimpanzees waiting for sanctuary, the pets of domestic violence survivors in need of safe shelter and the… [read post]
8 Jul 2020, 12:19 pm by
Federal appeals court agrees Yellowstone grizzly bears should remain protected from trophy hunters Wed, 07/08/2020 - 19:19 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block A federal appeals court has agreed that Yellowstone grizzly bears should continue to receive protection under the U.S. [read post]
11 Jan 2021, 11:48 am by
House members reintroduce bill to ban cub petting, keeping big cats as pets Mon, 01/11/2021 - 19:48 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block A bill that would prohibit public contact with big cats like tigers, lions and leopards and ban the possession of these animals as pets was swiftly reintroduced in the U.S. [read post]
18 Jun 2021, 2:14 pm by
“In our view this rule was one of the most important rules to establish better living conditions for farm animals to ever come out of a federal agency, and we’re so pleased that the Biden administration is rectifying the Trump administration’s catastrophic error when they withdrew the rule,” said Sara Amundson, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund. [read post]
8 Oct 2020, 11:56 am by
Breaking news: Mink on Wisconsin fur farm test positive for coronavirus, but U.S. inaction continues Thu, 10/08/2020 - 18:56 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Mink have tested positive for the coronavirus on a fur farm in Wisconsin, the largest fur producing U.S. state. [read post]
13 Sep 2021, 8:19 am by
New law increases availability of service dogs for veterans with PTSD Mon, 09/13/2021 - 15:19 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block President Biden recently signed the Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers (PAWS) for Veterans Therapy Act, which increases the number of service dogs available to support veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder and related conditions. [read post]
29 Sep 2021, 11:25 am by
Spinner dolphins finally get the much-needed protection they deserve Wed, 09/29/2021 - 18:25 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Hawaiian spinner dolphins, named for their acrobatic displays like leaping out of the water and spinning in the air, are nocturnal. [read post]
28 Jun 2021, 2:09 pm by
Breaking: Supreme Court rejects meat industry challenge to historic farm animal law Mon, 06/28/2021 - 21:09 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Today, the United States Supreme Court declined to take the North American Meat Institute’s appeal of its lawsuit challenging Proposition 12, widely considered the world’s strongest law for farm animal protection. [read post]