July 12, 2012
The HSUS and the Humane Society Legislative Fund applaud Rep. Jim McGovern, D-Mass., and other members of the House Agriculture Committee who voted in favor of his amendment to the Farm Bill last night to bar attending or bringing a child to a dogfight or cockfight.
June 18, 2012
The HSUS applauds the United States Attorney’s office for taking swift legal action against Virginia resident David Tracy Davis on various animal abuse-related offenses.
June 14, 2012
The HSUS, on behalf of its more than 800,000 supporters in New York, and the New York State Humane Association commend the New York Legislature for passing S.6774a/ A.9552a to strengthen current state laws to combat animal fighting.
June 13, 2012
El Equipo de Rescate de Animales de la HSUS ayudó al Control de Animales del Condado de Tulare con una investigación y redada de una presunta operación de peleas de gallos en Visalia, CA, dando como resultado la detención de dos sospechosos y la incautación de 388 aves.
June 12, 2012
The HSUS’ Animal Rescue Team assisted the Tulare County Animal Control in a cockfighting investigation and raid in Visalia, Ca., resulting in the arrest of two suspected cockfighters and the seizure of 388 birds.
May 19, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States’ Animal Rescue Team assisted the Robeson County Sherriff’s Department in a cockfighting investigation and raid in Robeson County, resulting in more than a dozen arrests of suspected cockfighters and the seizure of more than 10 birds.
April 20, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States Commends Court of Appeals Decision Upholding Federal Animal Fighting Ban
The Humane Society of the United States hails a decision today by the Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit upholding critically important animal fighting provisions of the federal Animal Welfare Act.
April 19, 2012
John Goodwin, director of animal cruelty policy for The Humane Society of the United States issued this statement about the three deaths at a South Texas cockfight.
April 18, 2012
During the 2012 New York State Humane Lobby Day, more than 150 citizens from across New York met with lawmakers at the Capitol and urged them to pass legislation to protect animals.
April 16, 2012
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick urges Alabama legislators to pass S.B. 175, legislation pending in the Alabama state legislature to increase penalties for cockfighting.