August 8, 2013
Bindhu Pamarthi, Miss DC 2013, signed The Humane Society of the United States’ Be Cruelty-Free pledge in an effort to end animal testing for cosmetics in the United States.
July 29, 2013
It’s back to school season, and students can make this school year more humane by making fun, school friendly decisions that have a positive impact on animals
July 26, 2013
An official ceremonial signing was held by Gov. Dannel Malloy for the passage of “An Act Concerning Dissection Choice,” a new law requiring schools to excuse any student from participating or observing the dissection of any animal as part of classroom instruction.
June 27, 2013
The Humane Society of the United States Demonstrates Commitment to Replace Animal Testing by Investing in Hurel Corporation
The Humane Society of the United States, the nation’s largest animal protection organization, announced its investment in Hurel Corporation (“Hurel”), a leading developer of technology that can replace animals in drug development and chemical testing.
June 26, 2013
The National Institutes of Health announced its intention to retire the majority of the more than 350 government-owned chimpanzees currently in laboratories to sanctuary.
June 14, 2013
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed a new rule to increase protection for captive chimpanzees who endure abuses in the entertainment industry, research laboratories, and the exotic pet trade. Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch's rescued chimps Lou Lou Belle, Kitty, and Midge prove just how much captive chimps deserve protection.
June 11, 2013
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced a proposal to protect all chimpanzees under the Endangered Species Act.
June 7, 2013
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency formalized several policy recommendations designed to reduce animal tests in pesticide safety.
May 24, 2013
The Chemical Safety Improvement Act, a bipartisan bill which gives the Environmental Protection Agency increased authority to ask for information about industrial chemicals and supports the use of approaches that do not rely on animal testing, was introduced in Congress this week.
May 22, 2013
Top honors as 2012 Humane Legislators of the Year will go to Sens. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., and Scott Brown, R-Mass.