May 16, 2013
California State Assembly Passes Groundbreaking Legislation to Require the Use of Non-Lead Ammunition in Hunting
Important legislation requiring the use of non-lead ammunition for hunting today passed the California State Assembly by a wide margin.
May 8, 2013
A California court has upheld the constitutionality of Proposition 4, a 1998 state ballot measure banning use of cruel traps and poisons for the purpose of killing wildlife.
March 1, 2012
The HSUS, Predator Defense and Oregon State University alumni commended the decision by the university to deactivate lethal snares set around its sheep research facility in Corvallis, Ore.
November 23, 2010
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco halted the National Marine Fisheries Service’s program to kill federally protected sea lions at the Bonneville Dam on the Washington and Oregon border.
November 9, 2010
The HSUS and the Washington Humane Society praised the D.C. Council for passing legislation to regulate wildlife control operators in the District, ensuring consumer protection and humane treatment of wildlife.
August 6, 2010
In a victory for the gray wolves of the northern Rockies, a federal judge today granted conservationists’ request to stop the slaughter of wolves and reinstate federal Endangered Species Act protections.
June 29, 2009
A coalition of wolf advocates led by The HSUS has reached a settlement with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to restore federal Endangered Species Act protections for wolves in the Great Lakes region.
May 5, 2009
The European Union has banned the trade in seal products, closing a major market for the fur and saving the lives of untold hundreds of thousands of seals.
March 2, 2009
The EU's Internal Markets and Consumer Protection Committee voted for a strong seal products ban. The next step is a plenary vote.