December 2, 2015
Citizens for Farm Animal Protection Files 130,000 Signatures for Campaign to Prevent Farm Animal Cruelty Ballot Question
Relying on the strength of more than 1,000 volunteers and no paid signature gathering firm, Citizens for Farm Animal Protection today announced that the coalition has gathered more than 130,000 signatures of Massachusetts voters in support of the proposed 2016 statewide ballot measure that would phase out extreme confinement and lifelong immobilization of animals on factory farms as well as the sale of products produced under those conditions.
November 18, 2015
As legislators convened to hear testimony, The Humane Society of the United States released survey data demonstrating that an overwhelming majority of Massachusetts voters favor the proposed ban of ivory and rhino horns, also known as S.440.
November 13, 2015
Corte Ratifica Ley que Prohíbe la Venta de Animales Provenientes de Fábricas de Cachorros en la Ciudad de Nueva York
De acuerdo a una ordenanza aprobada a comienzos de este año, las tiendas de mascotas en la ciudad de Nueva York seguirán enfrentando una prohibición para adquirir cachorros de intermediarios comerciales y criadores acreditados por el Departamento de Agricultura de los EE. UU. (USDA) que registren violaciones serias a la Ley sobre Bienestar Animal (Animal Welfare Act).
November 11, 2015
Gov. Scott Walker has signed AB 308, which will protect people who break into a vehicle to free a child or animal believed to be endangered by temperatures inside that vehicle.
November 9, 2015
Gov. Chris Christie signed a measure into law that explicitly bans human sexual activity with animals, which isn’t covered under existing law.
November 6, 2015
Separate fact from fiction on the issue of horse slaughter.
October 29, 2015
Sometimes the best way to help animals in your community is to put in place laws that protect them.
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).