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 5, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States welcomes a rule by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service cracking down on unrestricted captive hunting of three critically endangered antelope species at U.S. game ranches – the dama gazelle, addax, and scimitar-horned oryx – that went into effect yesterday.
February 27, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States Issues Statement Regarding Poaching Arrests at Indiana Hunting Facility
Andrew Page, senior director of the Wildlife Abuse campaign for The Humane Society of the United States, issued the following statement in response to Thursday’s raid of an alleged illegal hunting operation in Clay County, Ind.
July 8, 2011
The HSUS Reacts to U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service’s Proposed Rule Eliminating Exemptions for Captive Hunting of Endangered Species
An HSUS lawsuit over the sport-hunting of endangered antelopes at captive hunts, also known as “canned” hunts, has resulted in a new proposed rule by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to prohibit the shooting of these species without individual permits.
June 21, 2011
Posing as hunters, The Humane Society of the Unites States’ undercover investigations unit traveled to captive hunting ranches in Texas and New York and to the live exotic animal auctions that supply these operations. The unethical and cruel practices were detailed in the television special, “Animal Planet Investigates: Captive Hunting Exposed,” which aired June 20.
June 17, 2011
The HSUS commends Congressmen Steve Cohen, D-Tenn., and Brad Sherman, D-Calif., for introducing legislation in the House of Representatives that cracks down on the inhumane and unsportsmanlike practice of shooting exotic animals penned inside fences.
April 20, 2011
The Oregon Court of Appeals has issued a decision confirming the state’s authority to regulate the possession of captive wildlife, and to stop the trophy shooting of tame animals trapped inside fenced enclosures.
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 16, 2011
Animal advocates from across the state will rally at the state capitol in Jackson to urge their legislators to enact stronger animal protection laws as part of Mississippi's Humane Lobby Day 2011, sponsored by The Humane Society of the United States.
February 15, 2011
Animal advocates from across Indiana rallied at the state capitol in Indianapolis to urge their legislators to enact stronger animal protection laws as part of The HSUS' Humane Lobby Day 2011. Citizen advocates urged legislators to strengthen laws to crack down on animal fighting and prohibit coyote and fox penning, and to oppose captive trophy hunts.