The HSUS works to advance public policies—including at the state and federal levels—to protect animals from cruelty and abuse.
May 25, 2016
Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL) introduced a resolution condemning the annual dog meat festival that takes place in Yulin, China.
May 18, 2016
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May 4, 2016
In a strong warning to elephant poachers, Kenya sent 105 tons of ivory up in flames this past Saturday, April 30.
May 2, 2016
The Humane Society of the United States Urges Vote on Ivory Ban Bill and Applauds Senator Duff for Shining Spotlight on Cruelty of Trophy Hunting
A coalition led by The Humane Society of the United States applauds efforts for a ban on sales of ivory in Connecticut. HB 5578 has 30 co-sponsors, including Rep. Phil Miller, D-36, and Sen. Marilyn Moore, D-22, who are leading the charge in helping to fight the rampant poaching of elephants and rhinos by ensuring that Connecticut does not play a role in the ivory rhino horn trafficking crisis.
April 26, 2016
Gov. Nathan Deal has signed legislation that will help law enforcement agencies crack down on animal cruelty by requiring that someone whose animals are seized pay for the animals’ care while the criminal case is prosecuted.