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16 Sep 2021, 2:21 pm by
Breaking: European Parliament votes to phase out animal testing and research Thu, 09/16/2021 - 21:21 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block On Wednesday, the European Parliament voted overwhelmingly in favor of a resolution that calls on the European Commission to draw-up an action plan to phase out animal experiments. [read post]
7 Aug 2020, 9:25 am by
HSLF, HSUS, conservation groups petition the government to protect North Atlantic right whales Fri, 08/07/2020 - 16:25 With fewer than 400 individuals remaining on the planet, North Atlantic right whales are critically endangered. [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]
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]
2 Nov 2020, 5:54 am by
Kentucky voters say a decisive 'yes' to legislation ending walking horse soring Mon, 11/02/2020 - 13:54 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block An overwhelming majority of Kentucky voters oppose horse soring—the intentional infliction of pain on the hooves and legs of Tennessee walking horses and related breeds—and want Congress to end it, according to the results of a new poll we are releasing today. [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]
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]
27 Mar 2020, 10:37 am by
Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) passes with potential benefits for animal protection sector Fri, 03/27/2020 - 17:37 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block The $2 trillion emergency stimulus bill that cleared Congress today carries important prospective benefits for the animal care and services sector. [read post]
31 Aug 2020, 6:20 am by
Chaos at the post office hurts animals and democracy alike Mon, 08/31/2020 - 13:20 By Brad Pyle The problems at the United States Postal Service have already had dire consequences for animals, and now they risk doing the same to the upcoming election. [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]
26 Feb 2021, 5:24 pm by
House approves COVID relief package with historic funding commitments for animal-related pandemic prevention Sat, 02/27/2021 - 01:24 By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Late Friday evening, 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]
20 May 2021, 7:02 pm by
He never should have had them in the first place. Fri, 05/21/2021 - 02:02 Justice found Jeff Lowe at his “Tiger King Zoo” in Thackerville, Oklahoma on Monday. [read post]
14 Oct 2021, 12:02 pm by
Our Virginia endorsements Thu, 10/14/2021 - 19:02 Our mission is to end suffering for all animals, most directly by boosting the political power of the humane movement in Washington, DC and in our states. [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 Jul 2020, 8:01 am by
And justice for all: Remembering John Lewis Mon, 07/20/2020 - 15:01 With the rest of the nation, we mourn the loss of Representative John Lewis, who died late Friday night after a brief illness. [read post]
30 Apr 2021, 7:14 am by
Nearly half the Senate calls for an end to soring, in letter to Secretary of Agriculture Fri, 04/30/2021 - 14:14 Almost half the U.S. [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]
5 Aug 2021, 2:58 pm by
Senate Ag Approps package preserves key gains on horse slaughter, soring, and Animal Welfare Act enforcement Thu, 08/05/2021 - 21:58 Yesterday, the Senate Appropriations Committee advanced its version of the Fiscal Year 2022 Agriculture Appropriations bill following the House passage of its version last week. [read post]
11 Aug 2020, 3:23 pm by
Biden picks Kamala Harris, an animal champion, as his running mate Tue, 08/11/2020 - 22:23 From the animal protection policy perspective, Joe Biden has made a very strong pick for his running mate in the 2020 presidential election. [read post]