The HSUS works to advance public policies—including at the state and federal levels—to protect animals from cruelty and abuse.
May 22, 2015
A bill that will prohibit the use of bullhooks on elephants in California passed the Senate 29-7.
May 21, 2015
The Illinois Senate passed legislation allowing, for the first time in decades, a hunting and trapping season for bobcats.
May 14, 2015
Agribusiness has introduced anti-whistleblower or “ag-gag” bills in numerous states aimed at making whistleblowing on factory farms essentially impossible.
May 7, 2015
Gov. David Ige has pledged to discontinue the issuance of permits for entertainment acts involving wild animals.
April 29, 2015
Sens. Debbie Stabenow and Susan Collins and Reps. Jeff Denham and Kurt Schrader Earn Top Humane Federal Legislator Awards
The Humane Society of the United States and its affiliate Humane Society Legislative Fund presented their 2014 Humane Legislator of the Year awards to Sens. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., and Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Reps. Jeff Denham, R-Calif., and Kurt Schrader, D-Ore., along with other recipients of the congressional Humane Awards for 2014.