February 2, 2017
Wildlife protection and conservation groups call on Oregon lawmakers to oppose cruel cougar trophy hunting bills
A coalition of animal welfare, wildlife protection and conservation groups are calling on Oregon lawmakers to oppose four bills relating to cruel cougar trophy hunts recently introduced in the House and Senate.
February 9, 2015
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June 7, 2013
Gov. Peter Shumlin signed legislation that prohibits the importation and possession of wild pigs and their hybrids into law. House Bill 101, introduced by Rep. David Deen, D-Windham, bans feral pigs from captive hunts – fenced pens where trophy-seekers pay to shoot the trapped animals for guaranteed kills.
April 25, 2013
The Michigan Senate passed legislation Thursday to block voters from having a say in whether non-game animals, such as wolves and sandhill cranes and others, are designated as game species for hunting and trapping.
January 22, 2013
The HSUS Urges Maine Legislators to Pass Bill Protecting Bears from Inhumane and Unsporting Practices
The HSUS praised Maine praised Maine state Sen. Edward Mazurek, D-Knox County, for introducing legislation that would enact comprehensive protections for bears
October 8, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States announced its support for Proposition 30, The Schools and Local Public Safety Protection Act, which is critical for providing support to law enforcement to adequately combat poaching, animal cruelty and other crimes in California.
October 2, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States is concerned to learn of a sharp drop in the estimated population of California black bears.
September 28, 2012
HSUS President and CEO Wayne Pacelle shares reader comments from a week full of achievements for animals.
September 26, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States applauds California Gov. Jerry Brown for signing into law a bipartisan bill that will end the inhumane and unsporting practice of using dogs to chase down bears and bobcats for trophy hunting.
September 19, 2012
Uggie, the Jack Russell terrier made famous by his star turn in the Academy Award-winning film “The Artist,” has written to California’s First Dog, Sutter Brown.