April 28, 2011
Former research employees describe the emotional impact of their work.
April 13, 2011
The Great Ape Protection and Cost Savings Act was introduced today with bipartisan support in both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.
March 29, 2011
The HSUS Applauds the U.S. Department of Agriculture for Launching New Database on Animal Welfare Enforcement
The HSUS applauds the USDA for launching a new database to increase public access to information regarding research facilities and other entities regulated under the Animal Welfare Act.
March 24, 2011
Citizens from across Maine will meet with their lawmakers Thursday at the capitol and urge them to pass a variety of important animal welfare bills during Humane Lobby Day 2011. The HSUS and Maine Friends of Animals are sponsoring the event.
March 22, 2011
The deaths of fourteen baby chimpanzees and evidence of potential government fraud at the largest chimpanzee laboratory in the world has prompted The HSUS to file legal petitions with the Departments of Justice and Health and Human Services.
February 24, 2011
On December 8, 2010, NASA announced that it had withdrawn its proposal to spend $1.75 million to expose male squirrel monkeys to high doses of radiation.
February 1, 2011
Hundreds of K-12 student artists entered our Chimps Deserve Better Drawing Contest. Choose your favorite of eight finalists for the People's Choice award. Vote now!
January 4, 2011
Nearly 200 government-owned chimpanzees are temporarily safe, now that a plan to transfer them to a Texas research laboratory has been postponed. This is an important victory in the battle to permanently retire a group of chimpanzees who have already suffered in laboratories for decades.
December 14, 2010
President Obama’s bipartisan deficit-reduction commission is making recommendations for reducing the deficit, and here at The Humane Society of the United States and the Humane Society Legislative Fund we are proposing a few cost-cutting measures for lawmakers to consider in getting the country’s budget back on track.
November 23, 2010
Halfway around the world, wild monkeys destined for research laboratories in the United States are being captured, bred and sold as part of a brutal monkey trade on the island nation of Mauritius.