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The HSUS works to advance public policies—including at the state and federal levels—to protect animals from cruelty and abuse.

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  • February 27, 2015

    The McGrath Farm Animal Public Policy Internship—Campaigns

    Use your legal knowledge and learn to better advocate for farm animals. Apply for our McGrath Farm Animal Public Policy internship.

  • February 23, 2015

    Become an HSUS Ally

    Help The HSUS in our mission to celebrate animals and confront cruelty. Become an HSUS Ally.

  • February 23, 2015

    Gag Order: With "ag gag" bills, Big Ag seeks to stifle reform

    Agribusiness has introduced anti-whistleblower or “ag-gag” bills in numerous states aimed at making whistleblowing on factory farms essentially impossible.

  • February 18, 2015

    Indiana House Passes Pro-Captive Hunting Bill

    The Indiana House passed legislation allowing privately-owned facilities in the state to stock deer and elk for trophy-seekers, letting them pay to shoot the semi-tame animals trapped in enclosures for guaranteed kills.

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    February 18, 2015

    Texas Lawmaker Introduces Bill to Ban Trade of Shark Fins

    A Texas lawmaker introduced a bill that would prohibit the sale, trade, purchase and transportation of shark fins in the state. H.B 1579 introduced by Rep. Eddie Lucio III (D-District 38), would ensure that Texas no longer participates in the export of shark fins to China and would halt the state’s contribution to the global decline of shark species.

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