October 23, 2014
Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie actress and Emmy award winner, is urging Gov. Chris Christie to sign S. 998 to ban the extreme confinement of breeding pigs in New Jersey.
October 21, 2014
After more than a two-decade battle in and out of the legislature and major momentum among animal advocates, the House of Representatives refused to vote on HB 1750, which would ban live pigeon shoots and the sale of dog and cat meat in the state.
October 14, 2014
Absent further court challenges, California’s landmark ban on force feeding ducks to produce foie gras will stay in effect.
September 5, 2014
Once hunted to the brink of extinction, gray wolves are again caught in the crosshairs. Here's a look at one of nature's most misunderstood creatures and the fight to protect them.
August 13, 2014
Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed a bill prohibiting direct physical contact between members of the public and captive tigers, lions and other big cats in the state.
August 12, 2014
HSUS New York state director Brian Shapiro praises Gov. Cuomo and state legislators for banning elephant ivory and rhino horn in the state.
August 5, 2014
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has taken unprecedented action today by signing legislation that will end New Jersey’s contribution to the devastating international trade in ivory and rhino horns.
July 10, 2014
A federal bill to protect Tennessee walking horses from the cruel practice known as “soring” reached a congressional milestone by earning its 300th cosponsor in the U.S. House of Representatives.
July 8, 2014
The U.S. House of Representatives has passed the Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act, which would allow veterinarians to transport controlled substances outside their registered locations to provide mobile veterinary services and house calls.
June 26, 2014
The New Jersey State Assembly passed long overdue legislation that explicitly bans human sexual activity with animals.