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13 Sep 2021, 8:19 am by kblocher@hslf.org
New law increases availability of service dogs for veterans with PTSD kblocher@hslf.org 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 kblocher@hslf.org
Spinner dolphins finally get the much-needed protection they deserve kblocher@hslf.org 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 kblocher@hslf.org
Breaking: Supreme Court rejects meat industry challenge to historic farm animal law kblocher@hslf.org 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]
12 Mar 2021, 1:34 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
Breaking news: Virginia governor signs bill ending new cosmetics animal testing kblocher@hslf.org Fri, 03/12/2021 - 21:34 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Virginia’s Gov. [read post]
20 Apr 2021, 11:48 am by kblocher@hslf.org
U.S. finalizes critical habitat protections for endangered humpback whales kblocher@hslf.org 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]
28 Apr 2021, 12:02 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
NRA chief’s agonizing elephant hunt shows what’s wrong with trophy hunting kblocher@hslf.org 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]
25 Feb 2021, 8:40 am by kblocher@hslf.org
Beauty industry trade group wins Spira Award for championing end to new cosmetics animal testing kblocher@hslf.org 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]
13 Nov 2020, 10:25 am by kblocher@hslf.org
U.S. will deny visas to wildlife traffickers kblocher@hslf.org Fri, 11/13/2020 - 18:25 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The United States is one of the world’s largest destinations for illegal wildlife products. [read post]
22 Apr 2021, 9:51 am by kblocher@hslf.org
House revives bill to end shark fin trade that passed during last session kblocher@hslf.org 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]
21 Jun 2020, 11:04 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
Legislation making it safer for wildlife to cross highways and mandating reforms for horse transport moves to full House for vote kblocher@hslf.org Mon, 06/22/2020 - 06:04 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block A key House committee has approved a package of investments in America’s infrastructure, including provisions to make U.S. roadways safer for both drivers and wildlife and to create more humane conditions for transporting horses within the country. [read post]
2 Dec 2020, 11:36 am by kblocher@hslf.org
New Department of Transportation rule says airlines cannot ban certain breeds of service dogs kblocher@hslf.org Wed, 12/02/2020 - 19:36 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The Department of Transportation has just finalized a rule that prohibits airlines from banning pit-bull-type dogs and certain other breeds from serving as service animals on flights. [read post]
16 Nov 2021, 10:42 am by kblocher@hslf.org
kblocher@hslf.org Tue, 11/16/2021 - 18:42 Accountability is the watchword of our efforts to secure the passage of animal-friendly federal legislation. [read post]
30 Sep 2021, 3:40 am by kblocher@hslf.org
Paul Tonko kblocher@hslf.org Thu, 09/30/2021 - 10:40 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block While 2020 was no ordinary year, each and every one of us associated with the Humane Society family of organizations did our best to make it an extraordinary one for animals. [read post]
27 Oct 2020, 10:47 am by kblocher@hslf.org
Humane Voices: Why animal advocates are supporting Joe Biden and Kamala Harris kblocher@hslf.org Tue, 10/27/2020 - 17:47 You may have seen our blog post endorsing Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Kamala Harris in their bid to lead the nation. [read post]
17 Aug 2020, 3:19 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
Breaking news: Coronavirus outbreak reported at two Utah mink fur farms kblocher@hslf.org Mon, 08/17/2020 - 22:19 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Mink on two farms in Utah have tested positive for the coronavirus. [read post]
26 Jun 2022, 8:42 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
Louisiana becomes 9th state to ban the sale of cosmetics tested on animals kblocher@hslf.org 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]
12 Jan 2021, 2:47 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
Gorillas at zoo in San Diego test positive for coronavirus kblocher@hslf.org 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]
30 Mar 2021, 7:36 am by kblocher@hslf.org
Court clears way for lawsuit against USDA policy of rewarding factory farms that spread bird flu kblocher@hslf.org Tue, 03/30/2021 - 14:36 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block A federal district court has cleared the way for our lawsuit against the U.S. [read post]
22 Apr 2021, 9:51 am by kblocher@hslf.org
House revives bill to end shark fin trade that passed during last session kblocher@hslf.org 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]
20 May 2021, 8:23 am by kblocher@hslf.org
Our choice for Attorney General of Virginia: Mark Herring kblocher@hslf.org Thu, 05/20/2021 - 19:49 Every year is an election year—and every election has profound implications for the animal protection movement. [read post]