April 8, 2013
The Humane Society of the United States, Humane Society International, National Aquarium, National Wildlife Federation and Oceana applaud the Maryland General Assembly for banning the possession, sale, trade and distribution of shark fins.
March 21, 2013
Delaware residents concerned about animal welfare converged on the state capitol for Humane Lobby Day. Advocates met with their legislators to lobby for strong animal welfare laws, such as House Bill 41, which would prohibit the sale of shark fins in Delaware and end the state’s role in the cruel global shark finning industry.
January 29, 2013
Citizens from across Washington participating in the annual Humane Lobby Day assembled at the state capital on Monday to rally in support of animal protection legislation and to meet with lawmakers to urge them to pass animal protection bills.
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.
April 24, 2012
Citizens from across Delaware participating in Humane Lobby Day 2012 met with lawmakers at the Capitol to urge them to pass legislation that will significantly impact animals.
April 10, 2012
The Maryland General Assembly adjourned on Monday after passing three meaningful laws to protect animals and considering several other important measures. Lawmakers approved bills to protect consumers who purchase sick puppies from pet stores, to strengthen the Department of Natural Resources’ ability to crack down on illegal poaching, and to extend the task force established in 2011 to study spay and neuter funding for the state.
March 28, 2012
During Humane Lobby Day 2012, citizens from across Illinois met with lawmakers at the Capitol and urged them to pass legislation that bans tail docking of cattle and stops the cruel trade in shark fins in the state.