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 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.
March 15, 2011
The HSUS has filed legal petitions with the Departments of Justice and Health and Human Services Tuesday requesting investigations and legal actions to halt potential government contract fraud at the New Iberia Research Center, a primate laboratory located in New Iberia, La. and part of the University of Louisiana-Lafayette.
March 3, 2011
An HSUS-backed bill could mean a decent life for hundreds of chimps used in research.
February 25, 2011
Kitty suffered terribly for 25 years at the Coulston Foundation, a now-defunct research laboratory in Alamogordo, New Mexico, where she was used as a "breeder." During that time she gave birth to as many as 14 baby chimpanzees, ten of whom were taken away from her.
February 17, 2011
The HSUS is proud to announce that MUTTS ® cartoonist Patrick McDonnell has chosen Olivia Brett, a sixth-grader from Fort Collins, Colo., and Shannon Greenhaus, a 12th grader from The Woodlands, Texas as the Grand Prize winners of the Chimps Deserve Better drawing contest.
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 27, 2011
Flo is a 53 year-old chimpanzee who was used in harmful research for deacdes. Despite a temporary reprieve, she could still be moved to a Texas facility where she may again be used in research. Help ensure that Flo and her companions in Alamogordo, New Mexico, are permanently retired to a chimpanzee sanctuary.
January 5, 2011
The HSUS Applauds Decision to Save New Mexico Chimpanzees from Imminent Move to New Lab, Harmful Experiments
Plans to move nearly 200 chimpanzees to a biomedical research laboratory have been halted, thanks to the work of animal protection organizations, legislators and animal lovers, a decision praised by The Humane Society of the United States.
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.