April 26, 2016
Gov. Nathan Deal has signed legislation that will help law enforcement agencies crack down on animal cruelty by requiring that someone whose animals are seized pay for the animals’ care while the criminal case is prosecuted.
April 20, 2016
Out of the Darkness: The HSUS Works to Pass PAWS Act to Help Victims of Domestic Violence and Their Pets
The HSUS is working to pass the PAWS Act, federal legislation that includes protections for the pets of domestic violence victims. It also provides grant money for emergency assistance and transitional housing.
April 19, 2016
The U.S. House Appropriations Committee voted to adopt an amendment to prevent the slaughter of horses for human consumption on U.S. soil.
April 4, 2016
Help The HSUS in our mission to celebrate animals and confront cruelty. Apply to be a phone banking volunteer.
March 31, 2016
Ag-gag bills seek to conceal animal cruelty and abuse. Instead of stopping abuse on factory farms, Big Ag would rather make it illegal to expose it!
March 14, 2016
With a vote of 31-2, the West Virginia Senate has passed legislation to upgrade the state’s law on dogfighting and cockfighting.
March 11, 2016
Agribusiness has introduced anti-whistleblower or “ag-gag” bills in numerous states aimed at making whistleblowing on factory farms essentially impossible.
March 9, 2016
Conservation groups filed a legal petition today to prevent the import of tropical aquarium fish that are caught overseas using cyanide, a practice that kills or injures tens of millions of tropical fish and causes widespread destruction of some of the world’s most important coral reefs.
March 1, 2016
The Oklahoma state House of Representatives approved a bill to gut the First Amendment and prohibit “animal rights organizations” from soliciting the support of Oklahomans.
February 24, 2016
With a vote of 85-7, the Ohio House of Representatives has passed H.B. 215, a bill to upgrade the state’s law on cockfighting and enacting felony level penalties to participate in the blood sport, which involves two roosters fighting each other to the death while people place bets.