The HSUS works to advance public policies—including at the state and federal levels—to protect animals from cruelty and abuse.
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.
December 5, 2014
In the waning days of the 113th Congress, the Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act, H.R. 1518/S. 1406, has continued to gain a level of bipartisan support few federal bills ever acquire, now with 308 House cosponsors and 60 Senate cosponsors.
December 2, 2014
Learn more about the federal PAST Act to end the cruel practice of horse soring, and what you can do to help.
November 28, 2014
Gov. Chris Christie has vetoed a bill that would have prohibited the confinement of pigs in “gestation crates,” metal cages so small the animals can’t even turn around. T
November 17, 2014
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is being urged to stop the trophy hunting of wolves, in the wake of the nation’s first statewide vote on wolf hunting in the recent election.