December 6, 2010
The HSUS applauds a decision by the Federal District Court in Florida upholding Volusia County’s animal care ordinance, and rejecting the plaintiff’s claim that dog breeders have a constitutional right to operate free from humane regulations.
November 29, 2010
The Humane Society of the United States announced the filing of a class action lawsuit against the nation’s third-largest poultry producer, Perdue Farms, over the company’s alleged false advertising of factory farmed chicken products as “humane.”
November 23, 2010
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco halted the National Marine Fisheries Service’s program to kill federally protected sea lions at the Bonneville Dam on the Washington and Oregon border.
October 27, 2010
Missourians for the Protection of Dogs/YES! on Prop B, the committee supporting the ballot measure to stop puppy mill cruelty, has asked the Missouri Department of Natural Resources to initiate an investigation of widespread illegal dumping of dead dogs by large-scale commercial dog breeders in Missouri.
October 20, 2010
A group of consumers filed suit in the Randolph County Circuit Court against notorious Missouri puppy mill S & S Family Puppies for selling consumers sick and dying puppies.
October 6, 2010
The HSUS hailed a decision by the National Marine Fisheries Service to revise critical habitat for North Atlantic right whales, an endangered species that clings to survival with fewer than 400 individuals remaining.
October 1, 2010
The HSUS commends the Ohio Elections Commission for ruling the Ohio Gamefowl Breeders Association PAC violated campaign finance laws by funneling political campaign contributions through private individuals.
September 23, 2010
Dog protection advocates presented the Missouri Department of Revenue with evidence of potential tax fraud in Missouri’s puppy mill industry, and requested an investigation into a possible tax-evasion scheme that could be costing the people of Missouri millions of dollars.
August 13, 2010
Statement in Response to Ruling Against Challenge to Ballot Title for Missouri's Prop B, the Puppy Mill Cruelty Prevention Act
Barb Schmitz, state director for The HSUS and campaign manager of Missourians for the Protection of Dogs, issued a statement in response to a ruling against a challenge to the ballot title for Proposition B, the Puppy Mill Cruelty Prevention Act.
August 12, 2010
Federal Court Orders Toxic Pollution Case Against Huge California Factory Egg Farm to Proceed to Trial
A federal court in Sacramento has cleared the way for a lawsuit filed by The Humane Society of the United States along with several Lathrop, Calif., residents charging Olivera Egg Ranch, one of California’s largest egg factory farms, for its releases of high levels of the toxic gas ammonia into the community.
August 6, 2010
In a victory for the gray wolves of the northern Rockies, a federal judge today granted conservationists’ request to stop the slaughter of wolves and reinstate federal Endangered Species Act protections.
August 4, 2010
The HSUS, ASPCA, American Horse Protection Association, Friends of Sound Horses and former U.S. Sen. Tydings filed a petition with USDA seeking new regulations to strengthen enforcement of the Horse Protection Act.
June 16, 2010
HSUS Asks Federal Trade Commission to Block Egg Producer’s Claims About 'Humane' Treatment of 'Happy' Animals
The HSUS asked the FTC to stop Rose Acre Farms, the country’s second-largest egg producer, from making false and misleading animal welfare claims.
June 8, 2010
There is big news concerning an ongoing class action lawsuit involving the nation’s major battery cage egg producers.
May 25, 2010
Litigation filed today in federal court by The HSUS, Defenders of Wildlife, Center for Biological Diversity and Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society seeks to expand habitat protections for the critically endangered North Atlantic right whale.
May 19, 2010
Scores of new complaints from heartbroken puppy buyers are streaming in to The HSUS after Animal Planet Investigates: Petland premiered Monday night.
May 11, 2010
Mothers Against Drunk Driving and The HSUS asked the New York State Commission on Public Integrity to open an investigation into illegal lobbying by Washington lobbyist Rick Berman and one of his many corporate front groups, the American Beverage Institute.
May 6, 2010
A federal court has ruled in favor of The HSUS' federal lawsuit charging the nation's largest foie gras factory farm with numerous violations of the federal Clean Water Act.
April 9, 2010
The HumanHSUS hails a decision issued Friday by a federal appeals court rejecting a constitutional challenge to the federal animal fighting ban.
March 31, 2010
Federal Appeals Court Reinstates California Law Banning Sick and Disabled Animals from the Food Supply
A federal court reinstated a California law banning the use of downed animals in the human food supply.