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.
March 24, 2010
A survey team from UNC and Duke witness a mother right whale giving birth and celebrate an addition to the population of this endangered species.
March 15, 2010
Bloomingdale's and Macy's made a settlement in The HSUS' lawsuit about misleading fur labeling and advertising
February 9, 2010
A court granted the Humane Society of Missouri and a Missouri citizen concerned for the welfare of dogs permission to enter a legal case as defendants in a challenge to the Puppy Mill Cruelty Prevention Act initiative.
February 2, 2010
The HSUS Praises Officials for Halting Unlawful Expansion of Hunting at National Wildlife Refuge in Delaware
The HSUS welcomed a decision from the Fish and Wildlife Service to cancel a new, illegal migratory bird hunting program at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge in Delaware.
January 29, 2010
The HSUS and retailer Saks Incorporated have reached a settlement in a lawsuit alleging that several of the nation’s largest department stores and fashion designers have repeatedly engaged in false advertising and mislabeling of fur garments.
January 28, 2010
Conservation groups, including The HSUS, challenged the U.S. Navy’s decision to build its $100 million Undersea Warfare Training Range next to the only known calving ground for the critically endangered North Atlantic right whale.
January 27, 2010
A federal court in Arizona has ruled to allow a lawsuit to proceed against Petland based on allegations that the retail chain routinely sells unhealthy puppy mill puppies to unsuspecting consumers.
January 21, 2010
The HSUS asked the National Marine Fisheries Service to list porbeagle sharks in the northwest Atlantic as endangered under the federal Endangered Species Act.