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21 Feb 2020, 4:00 am by Sara Amundson
A year after his rescue from a Houston home, Loki the tiger enjoys sanctuary and reminds us why big cats are not pets Sara Amundson Fri, 02/21/2020 - 12:00 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]
17 May 2021, 8:12 am by Sara Amundson
As Texas tiger arrives at Black Beauty Ranch, we’re focused on protecting other big cats Sara Amundson Mon, 05/17/2021 - 15:12 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block If you’ve been online at all in the past week, chances are you’ve seen the footage of an alarmed off-duty police officer pointing a gun at an approaching tiger in a sleepy residential neighborhood in Houston. [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]
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]
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]
9 Jun 2023, 8:06 am by
In historic move, Churchill Downs suspends racing after 12 horses die at the track Fri, 06/09/2023 - 15:06 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block On June 2, Churchill Downs, the home of the Kentucky Derby, suspended horse racing upon the recommendation of the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority after 12 horses died in a span of a few weeks at the track. [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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
25 Feb 2021, 8:40 am by
Beauty industry trade group wins Spira Award for championing end to new cosmetics animal testing Thu, 02/25/2021 - 16:40 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block As we worked toward the introduction of the Humane Cosmetics Act in the last Congress, one of our most important partners was the Personal Care Products Council, the leading industry trade organization that represents more than 90% of the U.S. beauty industry, including our Be Cruelty-Free… [read post]
28 Oct 2020, 6:45 am by
We are suing to stop that Wed, 10/28/2020 - 13:45 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The number of leopards in sub-Saharan Africa has plummeted by 30% in just the last 20 years, putting the future of these unique animals in jeopardy. [read post]
25 Sep 2020, 2:35 pm by
“Rodney Davis has worked across party lines to protect animals from cruelty and abuse,” said Sara Amundson, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund. [read post]
23 Aug 2021, 9:51 am by
Sara Amundson, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund, said, “It is fallacious to insist the Biden administration’s review of the science supports delisting wolves. [read post]
26 Jun 2022, 8:42 pm by
Louisiana becomes 9th state to ban the sale of cosmetics tested on animals Mon, 06/27/2022 - 03:42 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block In a victory for rabbits, guinea pigs, mice, rats and all animals used for testing, Louisiana is the latest state to take steps to end the cruel and unnecessary use of animals to test cosmetics. [read post]
27 Apr 2021, 12:24 pm by
Puppy Protection Act would end some of the worst puppy mill cruelties Tue, 04/27/2021 - 19:24 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block We all know what dogs love: a comfortable napping spot, a romp in the grass, a kind touch and the safety and security of a caring environment. [read post]
20 May 2021, 3:46 am by
“Attorney General Herring’s Animal Law Unit is a model for other attorneys general around the nation to emulate,” said Sara Amundson, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund. [read post]
12 Mar 2021, 1:34 pm by
Breaking news: Virginia governor signs bill ending new cosmetics animal testing Fri, 03/12/2021 - 21:34 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Virginia’s Gov. [read post]