February 4, 2014
The U.S. Senate gave final approval to the Farm Bill today, and the bill now on its way to President Obama includes two major victories for animal welfare.
January 27, 2014
The Farm Bill conference report released today by the House-Senate conference committee includes two major wins on animal welfare issues, and was applauded by The HSUS and the Humane Society Legislative Fund.
May 16, 2013
The U.S. House Committee on Agriculture, in taking up the Farm Bill yesterday, approved an amendment to crackdown on spectators at animal fighting ventures, but also approved a destructive, constitutionally questionable amendment to strip states of their right to protect farm animals and other animals from exploitation and abuse.
April 25, 2013
Residents concerned about animal welfare from across Massachusetts converged on the state capitol for Humane Lobby Day to lobby for better animal welfare laws to protect farm animals and pets.
April 24, 2013
)--Connecticut residents participating in Humane Lobby Day met with lawmakers to advocate for several bills that would improve the welfare of animals in the state. Participants lobbied in support of H.B. 6317, which ban the inhumane confinement of breeding pigs in gestation crates, and H.B. 5027, which requires minimum standards of care for dogs in large-scale puppy mills and prevents the sale of dogs from breeding operations that do not meet those standards.
November 28, 2012
HSI and His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama Call for Kindness to Animals, Marking the Launch of New Affiliate Organization in India
Humane Society International announced the official launch of its office in India at an event in Mumbai featuring His Holiness the Dalai Lama, who spoke movingly about compassion for animals and the responsibility that all of us have to act with intentionality in protecting them from human-caused cruelty.
September 28, 2012
HSUS President and CEO Wayne Pacelle shares reader comments from a week full of achievements for animals.
March 28, 2012
Animal welfare organizations are disappointed with the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation for ignoring the recommendations of its own appointed panel of experts and thousands of Texas residents in establishing standards for the care and housing for dogs and cats kept by large scale commercial breeders.
February 22, 2012
Citizens from across Vermont participating in Humane Lobby Day 2012 will meet with lawmakers at the capitol to voice their support for several critical pieces of animal welfare legislation.
March 7, 2011
Citizens from across Oregon are assembling at the state capitol in Salem to rally in support of animal protection legislation and to meet with their lawmakers as part of The HSUS' Oregon Humane Lobby Day 2011.
February 17, 2011
Animal Advocates ask Washington State Lawmakers to Protect Animals at Humane Lobby Day 2011 in Olympia
Washington animal advocates met with state lawmakers in Olympia for Humane Lobby Day 2011 today, and urged support of bills to protect sharks and dogs, and oppose legislation that would harm egg-laying hens.
December 14, 2010
President Obama’s bipartisan deficit-reduction commission is making recommendations for reducing the deficit, and here at The Humane Society of the United States and the Humane Society Legislative Fund we are proposing a few cost-cutting measures for lawmakers to consider in getting the country’s budget back on track.
July 12, 2010
Longtime animal advocate and HSUS supporter Patricia Haddock shares her inspiration to be kind to animals
June 30, 2010
Landmark Ohio Animal Welfare Agreement Reached Among HSUS, Ohioans for Humane Farms, Gov. Strickland, and Leading Livestock Organizations
A deal struck among The HSUS, Ohioans for Humane Farms, Ohio agriculture leaders and Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland will lead to major animal welfare improvements in Ohio on a raft of issues.
March 24, 2010
Citizens from across New York are meeting with their lawmakers for Humane Lobby Day. The event is organized by The HSUS and sponsored by the Humane Society of New York, New York State Humane Association and Farm Sanctuary.
December 16, 2009
The HSUS celebrates the top 12 state legislative achievements in animal protection in 2009.
December 2, 2009
In addition to her effect on her viewers and others around the world, Oprah has made a lasting impact on animals and has made a difference in how we treat them.