January 20, 2016
A new statewide survey reveals that a strong majority of New Hampshire voters oppose the New Hampshire Fish and Game Commission’s proposal to open a bobcat trapping, hounding, baiting and trophy hunting season in the state.
December 10, 2015
Resolution calls for reinstatement of the recently lifted 30-year-old statewide ban on leghold traps
November 3, 2015
The U.S. House of Representatives tonight passed by voice vote H.R. 2494, the Global Anti-Poaching Act.
October 14, 2015
New Hampshire Fish and Game Commission Votes to Move Forward with Rulemaking on a Bobcat Hunting and Trapping Season
The New Hampshire Fish and Game Commission voted to move forward with rulemaking to legalize bobcat hounding, trapping and baiting for the first time in over 25 years.
August 6, 2015
Illinois Policymakers Urged to Protect Bobcats From Fur Traders and Trophy Hunters After California Bans Bobcat Trapping
Less than a month after Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signed into law legislation legalizing a bobcat hunt in the state for the first time in over 40 years, the California Fish and Game Commission voted to prohibit bobcat trapping statewide.
August 5, 2015
Regulations to prohibit bobcat trapping across the state will be enacted, according to a vote by the California Fish and Game Commission.
June 12, 2015
Actress Olivia Munn is urging Gov. Bruce Rauner to veto a bill that would open a bobcat hunting and trapping season in Illinois. Munn provided the following statement:
May 21, 2015
The Illinois Senate passed legislation allowing, for the first time in decades, a hunting and trapping season for bobcats.
February 9, 2015
You can help pass laws that protect animals in your state. Humane Lobby Day is easy, fun and guaranteed to make you feel like a powerful animal activist. We'll help you find the Humane Lobby Day in your state.
June 19, 2013
Californians concerned about animal welfare met with lawmakers at the state capitol for Humane Lobby Day on Wednesday to lobby for better laws to protect wildlife.
January 18, 2013
With President Obama’s inauguration and second term around the corner, I thought it would be a good opportunity to take a look back at his animal protection record over the last four years. How well has this administration responded to animal protection concerns?
October 8, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States announced its support for Proposition 30, The Schools and Local Public Safety Protection Act, which is critical for providing support to law enforcement to adequately combat poaching, animal cruelty and other crimes in California.
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.