The HSUS works to advance public policies—including at the state and federal levels—to protect animals from cruelty and abuse.
September 12, 2015
Kangaroos Win Protection, As HSUS Stymies Late Maneuver in California Legislature to Allow Imports of Skins for Shoes
It was an extraordinarily successful session for animal protection in California, with the capstone being defeat of a maneuver by the government of Australia to repeal a decades-old ban, set to resume in January, on the trade in kangaroos skins and meat.
August 31, 2015
An HSUS investigation has uncovered the regular soring of Tennessee walking horses at ThorSport Farm, belonging to NASCAR team owner Duke Thorson, highlighting the need for legislators to pass the PAST Act.
August 27, 2015
The California Assembly has passed a bill that will ban the use of elephant bullhooks in circuses and traveling shows (69-8-3) following a similar action by the Senate (29-7).
August 19, 2015
Citizens for Farm Animal Protection has announced a new ballot initiative in Massachusetts to curb extreme confinement and lifelong immobilization of animals at industrial-style factory farms.
August 18, 2015
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