The HSUS works to advance public policies—including at the state and federal levels—to protect animals from cruelty and abuse.
February 3, 2016
Learn to better advocate for farm animals. Apply for our McGrath Farm Animal Public Policy internship.
January 20, 2016
Senate Committee Passes Anti-Wildlife Package with Poison Pills, Strips Wolves of Federal Protections
The Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works today added several poison pill provisions to the so-called Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act, S. 659, which already threatened the interests of wildlife, conservation and public lands, but now is an even more extreme measure.
December 17, 2015
The Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society Legislative Fund commend the U.S. Senate for passing S. 697, the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, by voice vote.
December 16, 2015
Several key animal protection issues were at stake in the omnibus spending package released early this morning by congressional negotiators, and The Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society Legislative Fund are celebrating major victories for horses, elephants, wolves, and other creatures.
December 10, 2015
Resolution calls for reinstatement of the recently lifted 30-year-old statewide ban on leghold traps