October 22, 2013
A coalition of 16 animal protection organizations, led by GREY2K USA, The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, and The Humane Society of the United States, sent a letter to the Florida House and Senate Gaming Committees, calling for passage of two greyhound protection measures.
October 1, 2013
Separate fact from fiction on the issue of horse slaughter.
September 26, 2013
New Jersey native Martha Stewart has written to members of the New Jersey legislature on behalf of breeding pigs.
September 17, 2013
This session, the California Legislature sent six animal protection bills to Gov. Jerry Brown, four of which he has already signed.
August 27, 2013
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision to keep in place California’s law that bans the sale, trade and possession of shark fins in the state.
August 22, 2013
Bear baiting is illegal in 40 states. Find out whether the practice is legal in your state.
August 19, 2013
The HSUS is tackling horse soring in the Tennessee walking horse show circuit through better laws and public pressure
August 17, 2013
Pet stores in Illinois that sell sick puppies will now be held more accountable under a new law. Gov. Pat Quinn signed Senate Bill 1639 during a ceremony at Wiggly Field, making Illinois the 21st state to pass a pet lemon law.
August 13, 2013
States’ bans on inhumane factory farming practices and many other state laws and rules regulating agriculture are at risk of annulment unless Congress rejects a highly destructive provision adopted by the U.S. House of Representatives in its version of the pending Farm Bill.
August 8, 2013
A bill to increase penalties for extreme animal neglect is now law in New Jersey. "Patrick's Law," was named in honor of Patrick, a young dog who endured severe neglect and was found almost starved to death. Patrick's suffering has become emblematic of the need for New Jersey to treat extreme animal neglect with the seriousness it deserves.