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1 Jul 2020, 3:10 pm by
Breaking news: Nation's top science panel recommends VA should stop most research on dogs Wed, 07/01/2020 - 22:10 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Three years ago, Americans were stunned to learn that puppies and adult dogs were being subjected to gruesome surgeries, induced heart attacks and other invasive procedures, and then being euthanized, as part of taxpayer-funded medical experiments being carried out at the McGuire Medical Center in… [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]
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]
20 Apr 2021, 11:48 am by
U.S. finalizes critical habitat protections for endangered humpback whales Tue, 04/20/2021 - 18:48 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The United States has finalized a rule to protect key ocean habitats used by endangered humpback whales as they migrate and feed in the waters off the U.S. west coast. [read post]
27 Mar 2023, 1:07 pm by
Breaking: New anti-doping program is good news for racehorses Mon, 03/27/2023 - 20:07 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Today marks a critical turning point for thoroughbred racehorse safety, and it comes just in time for the upcoming Triple Crown season. [read post]
12 Jan 2021, 2:47 pm by
Gorillas at zoo in San Diego test positive for coronavirus Tue, 01/12/2021 - 22:47 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Gorillas at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park have tested positive for the coronavirus in the first known cases of its transmission to non-human primates. [read post]
28 Sep 2021, 6:05 am by
It’s National Voter Registration Day: Here’s why your vote matters for animals Tue, 09/28/2021 - 13:05 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Our mission is to end suffering for all animals, and this so often centers around boosting the public policy work of the humane movement. [read post]
26 Oct 2022, 12:03 pm by
Breaking: Court rules HSUS lawsuit against pork producer Smithfield can proceed Wed, 10/26/2022 - 19:03 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block This week, a court rejected an attempt by Smithfield Foods to dismiss the Humane Society of the United States’ lawsuit against the company for misrepresenting to customers how it treats mother pigs in its pork supply chain. [read post]
6 Jan 2023, 9:37 am by
Breaking: Big step forward in fight to ban extremely cruel hunting methods Fri, 01/06/2023 - 17:37 By Kitty Block and Sara Amundson A new National Park Service proposed rule marks a substantial step forward for some of our nation’s most iconic wildlife species, including brown and black bears and wolves. [read post]
16 Feb 2021, 2:20 pm by
Investigation finds online wildlife killing contests are thriving during pandemic Tue, 02/16/2021 - 22:20 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The Humane Society of the United States has helped make significant progress in ending wildlife killing contests, in which contestants massacre large numbers of coyotes, foxes, bobcats and other wild animals for cash prizes. [read post]
18 Aug 2022, 6:44 am by
We’ve filed a new lawsuit because wolves in the Northern Rockies need help now Thu, 08/18/2022 - 13:44 By Kitty Block and Sara Amundson Less than two years after Wisconsin held one of the cruelest and most disastrous trophy hunting seasons in recent memory, wolves across most of the country will enjoy a desperately needed reprieve this fall because of our successful lawsuit that restored their federal Endangered Species Act protections. [read post]
14 Feb 2023, 11:46 pm by
We’re prepared to sue to get hippos the protections they need Wed, 02/15/2023 - 07:46 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Today, on World Hippo Day, we and our partners sent notice of our intent to sue the U.S. [read post]
11 Feb 2022, 2:16 pm by
Federal judge restores critical protections for many gray wolves, ending states’ cruel and irresponsible management Fri, 02/11/2022 - 22:16 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Wolves across most of the continental United States must have Endangered Species Act protections restored, a federal judge ruled yesterday, effectively prohibiting trophy hunting of the species across most of the country. [read post]
22 Apr 2021, 9:51 am by
House revives bill to end shark fin trade that passed during last session Thu, 04/22/2021 - 16:51 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block A bill to end all commercial trade in the United States of shark fins and shark fin products was reintroduced in the U.S. [read post]
28 Apr 2021, 12:02 pm by
NRA chief’s agonizing elephant hunt shows what’s wrong with trophy hunting Wed, 04/28/2021 - 19:02 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The New Yorker broke a story yesterday about the head of the National Rifle Association, Wayne LaPierre, attempting to kill an endangered elephant in Botswana. [read post]
7 Jul 2022, 8:18 am by
Big win: Federal court eliminates changes that weakened the Endangered Species Act Thu, 07/07/2022 - 15:18 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block In a major win for America’s most imperiled wildlife, this week a U.S. federal judge voided a package of regulations enacted by the Trump administration that weakened the Endangered Species Act. [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]
4 Feb 2022, 10:06 am by
Key wildlife priorities advance in the House Fri, 02/04/2022 - 18:06 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block It is the dream of a better world for animals that inspires our work, but it is action that will get us there, and that’s what made Friday’s events on the floor of the U.S. [read post]
30 Mar 2021, 9:54 am by
Breaking news: Maryland lawmakers say 'no' to new cosmetics tests on animals Tue, 03/30/2021 - 16:54 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Maryland will soon become the fifth U.S. state to say no to cosmetics testing on animals. [read post]