November 3, 2015
The U.S. House of Representatives tonight passed by voice vote H.R. 2494, the Global Anti-Poaching Act.
October 7, 2015
According to a new nationwide poll, by a two-to-one margin, U.S. voters said they oppose trophy hunting.
August 26, 2015
Since the death of Cecil the lion in early July, 42 airlines have announced or reaffirmed bans on wildlife trophy shipments on their carriers
August 6, 2015
Some of the world’s largest air carriers, including UPS, FedEx and South African Airways, are under pressure from leading animal protection charity Humane Society International to adopt an immediate ban on the transport of hunting trophies, especially Africa’s “Big Five”: African elephants, rhinoceroses, African lions, leopards and Cape buffalo.
February 9, 2015
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May 24, 2013
Intelligent, strong, and highly active, bears kept as pets endure significant suffering. Bears are one of the most challenging species to keep in captivity and often develop neurotic behaviors, and even those captive-bred and bottle-raised are capable of killing people or inflicting serious injuries.
June 19, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States and Born Free USA Praise Hawaii Governor for Signing Bear Bile Prohibition into Law
The HSUS, on behalf of its more than 50,000 members and supporters across Hawaii, and Born Free USA thanked Gov. Neil Abercrombie for signing House Bill 2296, prohibiting the sale of possession of bear bile, gallbladder and other bear parts, into law earlier this week.
May 4, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States, on behalf of its more than 50,000 members and supporters across Hawaii, thanks the State Legislature for its support in passing a number of animal protection bills this legislative session, and urges Gov. Abercrombie to sign the bills into law.
April 30, 2012
Return of Powerful Exotic Animals to Private Ownership in Zanesville Underscores Need for Ohio House to Pass Dangerous Wild Animal Measure
Return of Powerful Exotic Animals to Private Ownership in Zanesville Underscores Need for Ohio House to Pass Dangerous Wild Animal Measure, says Karen Minton, Ohio state director for The Humane Society of the United States
March 21, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States awards the 2011 ACE Documentary Film Grant to "Cages of Shame," about bears held captive on bile farms in China.
December 17, 2009
Zoonotic diseases are readily caught by humans at captive wildlife displays, such as E. coli.
October 3, 2009
More black bears are being seen in the suburbs. Some simple steps can prevent encounters and teach bears to avoid people.
October 2, 2009
Most circus animals live in small, barren cages where trainers often use brute force to maintain control. And it's all legal.
July 31, 2009
The HSUS and Born Free called on Congress to swiftly pass the Bear Protection Act, a bill introduced today which would prohibit the import, export and interstate commerce in bear parts .