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Factory farms cram egg-laying hens into cages so tiny they can't even spread their wings. Breeding pigs and veal calves are stuffed into cramped individual cages barely larger than their bodies. They can’t walk or turn around. But you can help free animals from these cruel cages.


Urgent: Help 280 Million Hens

A bill before Congress would give egg-laying hens more living space and make their lives better in other ways. Your action on this could help 280 million animals, so please contact your legislators right away.

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  • June 25, 2014

    Safeway Receives National Animal Welfare Award

    Safeway received the Henry Spira Humane Corporate Progress Award from The Humane Society of the United States. The grocery chain – the second largest in the country – earned the award for its work in 2013 to end the extreme confinement of pigs in its supply chain.

  • June 10, 2014

    Missourians Urged to Vote No on “Right to Farm” Measure

    The Humane Society of the United States is joining forces with Missouri’s Food for America and other family farmers and concerned citizens in urging Missouri voters to oppose Constitutional Amendment 1, misleadingly named the “Right to Farm” measure.

  • June 9, 2014

    Cargill Anuncia Importante Cambio de las Controversiales Jaulas para Cerdas

    El gigante de la agricultura, anunció que eliminará el uso de las jaulas de gestación en las instalaciones propiedad de la empresa para el año 2015 y en las de sus contratistas para el 2017

  • June 8, 2014

    Cargill Announces Major Shift from Controversial Pig Cages

    As reported by The Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Minnesota-based agricultural giant Cargill announced that it will end the use of gestation crates on its company-owned pig facilities by 2015 and its contractors’ facilities by 2017.

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