September 19, 2011
The HSUS applauds U.S. Reps. Dan Burton, R-Ind., and Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., for introducing H.R. 2966, the American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act of 2011.
September 7, 2011
The HSUS praises the USDA for closing a gaping loophole that previously allowed the horse slaughter industry to escape oversight and transport horses in inhumane conditions.
June 28, 2011
The HSUS commends Sens. Mark Kirk and Frank Lautenberg for introducing the Horse Transportation Safety Act of 2011, an important measure to improve safety for horses during transport.
June 10, 2011
The HSUS applauds Sens. Mary L. Landrieu and Lindsey Graham for introducing the American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act, a critical measure that will end the inhumane killing of American horses for human consumption and the export of horses across our borders for slaughter.
May 31, 2011
By a bipartisan vote of 24-21, the U.S. House Appropriations Committee this evening approved an amendment offered by Rep. Jim Moran, D-Va., to block spending by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to inspect U.S. horse slaughter plants in Fiscal Year 2012.
May 27, 2011
Already survivors of a truck accident on their way to slaughter, horses lived to endure a massive tornado in Oklahoma -- and are still alive and kicking.
May 13, 2011
Artist and animal advocate Peter Max is helping to raise awareness about the plight of New York City's carriage horses.
March 24, 2011
Citizens from across Maine will meet with their lawmakers Thursday at the capitol and urge them to pass a variety of important animal welfare bills during Humane Lobby Day 2011. The HSUS and Maine Friends of Animals are sponsoring the event.
March 3, 2011
Wayne Pacelle discusses our kinship with animals in his new book, "The Bond."
January 25, 2011
The HSUS criticizes the Bureau of Land Management’s decision to reject a proposal by philanthropist and wild horse advocate Madeleine Pickens to create an eco-sanctuary for America’s mustangs. Her plan would be one important component within a broader plan to fix the agency’s broken wild horse and burro management program.