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.