January 14, 2017
The Humane Society of the United States, long a bitter adversary of Feld Entertainment and Ringling Bros., applauded the company for its decision to shut down the circus in May, ending 146 years of coercive, inhumane wild animal acts that were at the center of the show.
August 29, 2016
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a measure into law that protects captive elephants in California.
August 16, 2016
Consumers today want to see humane treatment for animals in all spheres—including food, fashion, and entertainment. Through its work with corporate leaders in various industries, The HSUS is making sure that people know what they’re getting when they buy a ticket, a coat, or an egg—and helping the animals who are part of the system get a better deal.
August 11, 2016
Both chambers of the California legislature have given overwhelming bipartisan approval to Senate Bill 1062, a measure to ban the use of bullhooks on elephants in circuses and traveling shows.
August 9, 2016
Two companies are taking the first steps towards ending the use of captive wild animals in entertainment: Ringling Bros. has ended elephant performances, and Sea World is scaling back its orca program.
March 17, 2016
En un hecho dramático que abre el camino al eventual fin de la práctica de mantener orcas en cautiverio para su exhibición pública, SeaWorld anunció que suspenderá todos sus programas de cría de orcas para todas las 30 ballenas propiedad de la compañía.
February 24, 2016
Envisioning a Humane Economy: In His Forthcoming Book, HSUS President and CEO Wayne Pacelle Writes How The World Can Be Better For Animals—And Humans, Too
HSUS President and CEO Wayne Pacelle tells the story from the front lines of the animal protection movement in his new book, "The Humane Economy: How Innovators and Enlightened Consumers Are Transforming the Lives of Animals," scheduled to release in April.
July 10, 2015
More than 40 notable figures in the entertainment industry have come out as supporters of a bill that would ban the use of bullhooks on elephants in circuses and traveling shows in California.
April 28, 2015
A bill to prohibit the use of bullhooks on elephants, SB 716, heads to the Senate Appropriations Committee after passing the Senate Public Safety Committee 5-2.
March 9, 2015
Here are six traits of elephants in the wild—and six reasons why Ringling made the right call in retiring its performing elephants.