August 23, 2010
The cruel practice of bear baiting is no way to treat a bear or any animal. The bear is kept in captivity, has had her claws and many of her teeth cut off, and suffers fear and pain as she is attacked by dogs for the entertainment of onlookers.
July 13, 2010
The HSUS opposes the approval of a bear trophy hunt in New Jersey by the state Fish and Game Council.
May 11, 2010
A representative from The HSUS will testify against New Jersey's proposal to reinstate trophy hunting of black bears.
April 21, 2010
Jennifer Fearing, California senior state director for The HSUS, issued a statement in response to the California Fish and Game Commission’s decision to table proposals to expand trophy hunting of black bears.
April 20, 2010
Jennifer Fearing, California senior state director for The HSUS, issued a statement in response to the California Department of Fish and Game rescinding a proposal to expand trophy hunting of black bears.
April 16, 2010
A statewide survey conducted by Mason-Dixon Polling & Research, Inc. has revealed that New Jersey voters oppose the trophy hunting of black bears.
April 8, 2010
Animal advocates from across California are gathering at the State Capitol for Humane Lobby Day, hosted by The HSUS and the ASPCA.
April 1, 2010
A network of animal and environment protection groups, including HSI/Canada, condemn the opening of the trophy hunting season for grizzlies and black bears in British Columbia’s Great Bear Rainforest .
March 18, 2010
Wayne Pacelle, president and CEO of The HSUS, made a statement in response to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection's approval of a draft policy to allow trophy hunting of black bears in the state for the first time in five years.
March 16, 2010
A leading environmental attorney and wildlife biologist filed comments with the California Fish and Game Commission citing serious concerns with state proposals to expand bear hunting.