September 5, 2012
The HSUS is urging Gov. Jerry Brown to sign important animal protection bills into law as the Sept. 30 deadline for his action approaches.
August 27, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States Applauds the California Legislature for Passing Bill to Prohibit Bear and Bobcat Hounding
The HSUS applauds the state Senate for giving final passage and sending to Gov. Jerry Brown an important bill to outlaw the use of packs of hounds in the trophy hunting of bears and bobcats.
August 22, 2012
The HSUS Applauds the California Assembly for Passing Legislation to Prohibit Bear and Bobcat Hounding
The HSUS applauds the Assembly for approving Senate Bill 1221, authored by Sen. Ted Lieu, D-Torrance, to prohibit the inhumane and unsporting practice of bear and bobcat hounding.
August 16, 2012
The HSUS is urging its more than 1.2 million California supporters to contact their member of the California Assembly now that the Appropriations Committee has advanced Senate Bill 1221, authored by Sen. Ted Lieu, D-Torrance, to the Assembly floor.
August 15, 2012
The following is a statement from Jennifer Fearing, California senior state director of The HSUS, on the unanimous support of the Los Angeles City Council for Senate Bill 1221, a bill by Sen. Ted Lieu, D-Torrance, to outlaw the use of hounds in the hunting of bears and bobcats.
July 2, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States Applauds California Assembly Committee’s Passage of Legislation to Prohibit Bear and Bobcat Hounding
The HSUS applauds the California Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee for voting 8 to 4 to pass Senate Bill 1221, sponsored by Senator Ted Lieu, D-Torrance, to enact a moratorium on the inhumane and unsporting practice of bear and bobcat hounding.
June 26, 2012
The following is a statement from Wayne Pacelle, president and CEO of The HSUS, on the consideration of Senate Bill 1221 to prohibit inhumane bear and bobcat hounding, by the Assembly Water, Wildlife and Parks Committee.
June 25, 2012
More than 110 California veterinarians have joined the HSVMA in calling for an end to the inhumane practice of hounding bears and bobcats.
June 12, 2012
Department of Fish and Game Law Enforcement Reports Show Shocking Volume of Wildlife Crime in California
The HSUS conducted an analysis of California Department of Fish and Game law enforcement reports from 2007-2012 and found more than 500 incidents related to illegal hounding activities and bear and bobcat poaching.
May 25, 2012
Despite pressure from the National Rifle Assn. and the hunting lobby, California’s Fish and Game Commission elected not to take a formal position on Senate Bill 1221—legislation that would prohibit the cruel, unsporting practice of using of dogs to hunt bears and bobcats.