June 18, 2016
The Rhode Island Senate has passed a bill which will end the use of bullhooks on elephants in travelling shows and circuses.
March 17, 2016
En un hecho dramático que abre el camino al eventual fin de la práctica de mantener orcas en cautiverio para su exhibición pública, SeaWorld anunció que suspenderá todos sus programas de cría de orcas para todas las 30 ballenas propiedad de la compañía.
February 24, 2016
Envisioning a Humane Economy: In His Forthcoming Book, HSUS President and CEO Wayne Pacelle Writes How The World Can Be Better For Animals—And Humans, Too
HSUS President and CEO Wayne Pacelle tells the story from the front lines of the animal protection movement in his new book, "The Humane Economy: How Innovators and Enlightened Consumers Are Transforming the Lives of Animals," scheduled to release in April.
May 22, 2015
A bill that will prohibit the use of bullhooks on elephants in California passed the Senate 29-7.
March 5, 2015
Wayne Pacelle, president and CEO of The Humane Society of the United States, issued the following statement in response to Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus’ announcing that it will retire its performing elephants in 2018:
August 13, 2014
Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed a bill prohibiting direct physical contact between members of the public and captive tigers, lions and other big cats in the state.
March 25, 2014
The Humane Society of the United States is proud to announce a partnership with Paramount Pictures on the theatrical release of Darren Aronofsky’s upcoming film “Noah,” in theaters on March 28, 2014.
June 11, 2013
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced a proposal to protect all chimpanzees under the Endangered Species Act.
November 9, 2011
Five of the 26 elderly chimpanzees at New Iberia Research Center have been retired to a sanctuary. Please take action to free the 21 elderly chimpanzees who remain there, then help hundreds of other chimpanzees around the country who still suffer.