The HSUS works to advance public policies—including at the state and federal levels—to protect animals from cruelty and abuse.
January 16, 2015
Find out the truth behind the U.S. government's attempts to deprive the gray wolf of Endangered Species Act protections.
January 12, 2015
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn vetoed House Bill 4226, which would have legalized bobcat hunting and trapping in the state.
January 7, 2015
In response to a California District court’s strike down a portion of the state’s law that bans the production and sale of cruelly produced foie gras, Humane Society of the United States President Wayne Pacelle issued the following statement
January 5, 2015
House of Cards’ Kate Mara, Twilight’s Nikki Reed, The Vampire Diaries’ Ian Somerhalder and Moby joined The Humane Society of the United States at a press conference to celebrate the implementation of California’s Proposition 2 and to call on retailers to use only cage-free animal products.
December 10, 2014
Legislation to stop the cruel and illegal practice of “soring” – one of the most broadly supported bills in Congress with 60 Senate cosponsors and 308 House cosponsors – has been blocked by at least one Republican Senator, preventing movement on the legislation until the “hold” is lifted.