May 12, 2011
The Humane Society of the United States commends the Texas House of Representatives for passing HB 1043, legislation that will close major loopholes in the state’s cockfighting law.
May 10, 2011
Citizens from across Ohio participating in Humane Lobby Day 2011 will meet with lawmakers to urge them to pass legislation ranging from cracking down on puppy mills and illegal cockfighting, to increasing the penalties for animal abuse and including animals in domestic violence and restraining orders.
April 13, 2011
More than 200 Californians will gather in Sacramento Wednesday as part of Humane Lobby Day, an annual advocacy event co-sponsored by The Humane Society of the United States and the ASPCA®. Animal advocates from across California will meet with lawmakers to urge them to support legislation to protect sharks, combat illegal animal fighting, and to prevent animal abuse and neglect.
April 12, 2011
Citizens from across North Carolina will meet with lawmakers in Raleigh Tuesday for Humane Lobby Day 2011, where they will urge them to support House Bill 395, which would strengthen the state’s cockfighting penalties. The HSUS is sponsoring Humane Lobby Day along with North Carolina Voters for Animal Welfare and the ASPCA© (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals©).
April 6, 2011
The HSUS, ASPCA and GREY2K USA address spay/neuter programs, greyhound racing and animal fighting at Florida's 2011 Humane Lobby Day.
April 1, 2011
A raid on an alleged animal fighter in Florida saved many dogs and roosters.
March 30, 2011
New York animal advocates are meeting with state lawmakers in Albany today for Humane Lobby Day 2011, and urging support of bills to upgrade laws against animal fighting, canned hunting, cutting cows' tails off and other factory farming abuses. The HSUS organized Lobby Day with the sponsorship of Farm Sanctuary, Humane Society of New York and New York State Humane Association.
February 19, 2011
The HSUS supplied key information that led to the Friday night raid of a suspected cockfighting operation in Tyler, Texas. Experts from The HSUS also provided evidence identification and documentation on the scene.
February 17, 2011
The HSUS commends Utica, N.Y., Mayor David Roefaro for his support of Assembly Bill A.4407 and its Senate companion S.3237 which would close loopholes in the state’s animal fighting laws – some of the weakest in the nation.
February 16, 2011
The HSUS praises the introduction in the California State Legislature of Senate Bills 425 and 426 by Sen. Ron Calderon aimed at cracking down on illegal animal fighting.