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.
August 25, 2010
The HSUS applauds California lawmakers for passing a resolution urging the U.S. Congress to pass a federal bill to prevent the slaughter of American horses for human consumption.
August 12, 2010
The HSUS and Blaze’s Tribute Equine Rescue Gain Custody of Horses Who Survived Trailer Accident in Oklahoma
The HSUS and Blaze’s Tribute Equine Rescue secured custody today of 17 horses who survived a horrific horse trailer accident in Oklahoma in May.
July 30, 2010
Connecticut high school senior Abbie Branchflower is awarded the 2010 Shaw-Worth Memorial Scholarship for her advocacy on behalf of horses and other animals.
July 29, 2010
The Humane Society of the United States applauds the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee for passing legislation—H.R. 305, the Horse Transportation Safety Act of 2009—that will vastly improve the welfare of horse transport in the United States.