April 10, 2013
President Obama’s proposed FY2014 budget wisely includes a cost saving plan to increase sanctuary capacity for government-owned chimpanzees no longer needed for invasive research.
January 23, 2013
HSUS President and CEO Wayne Pacelle discusses the recommendations of a National Institutes of Health Working Group tasked with examining the NIH’s future role in chimpanzee research
January 22, 2013
Expert Advisory Panel Confirms Chimpanzee Retirement from Laboratories to Sanctuary is the Way Forward
The HSUS commends the expert recommendations proposed to the National Institutes of Health by its independent advisory body, the Council of Councils, regarding chimpanzee research and retirement.
January 18, 2013
With President Obama’s inauguration and second term around the corner, I thought it would be a good opportunity to take a look back at his animal protection record over the last four years. How well has this administration responded to animal protection concerns?
January 9, 2013
The Humane Society of the United States applauds Gilead Sciences, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company headquartered in Foster City, Calif., for agreeing to not use chimpanzees for research and development.
December 27, 2012
HSUS President and CEO Wayne Pacelle reveals The HSUS' list of top animal stories covered by the news media in 2012.
December 21, 2012
HSUS President and CEO Wayne Pacelle writes about the 100+ chimpanzees at New Iberia Research Center who will finally find peace at Chimp Haven, Inc. sanctuary.
December 18, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States applauds the National Institutes of Health for the decision to move all of the federally-owned chimpanzees at the New Iberia Research Center to Chimp Haven, the federal chimpanzee sanctuary in Keithville, La., over the next 12 to 15 months.
November 19, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States submitted a shareholder resolution urging Gilead Sciences, Inc., a pharmaceutical company headquartered in Foster City, Calif., to publicly commit to phasing out its use of chimpanzees in invasive research by Dec.15, 2013.
November 9, 2012
HSUS President and CEO Wayne Pacelle urges the Obama administration to act on policy issues affecting animals.