October 5, 2012
Wayne's Blog: The 10 Most Important State Laws Enacted for Animals in 2012
The HSUS works for all animals, and on so many fronts—building public awareness, driving corporate progress, and conducting hands-on care of animals in crisis. We also work to see that laws are enforced and to lobby for stronger animal welfare policies.
There are still a number of state legislatures in active session this year, so I can’t give you any final conclusions yet on our 2012 progress. But to date, we’ve seen 69 new animal protection laws enacted on a host of issues, and we expect to see other important measures pass before the end of the year in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and several other states.