May 29, 2015
Spent lead ammunition poisons and kills millions of animals, contaminates the environment and threatens human health. Though excellent alternatives to lead ammo exist, it remains the most common form of ammunition used by hunters. Learn more and see if your state has any restrictions on lead ammo.
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.
May 1, 2012
All over the country, mute swans are taking the heat for man-made environmental problems. Join us in giving a voice to these graceful creatures.
October 25, 2009
For the last four years, over the vehement objections of its citizens, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has slaughtered adults and cygnets in the Chesapeake Bay, claiming it was necessary to stop the birds from eating Submerged Aquatic Vegetation (SAV), which is their natural food.
June 30, 2009
The HSUS delivered thousands of petition signatures and comments to Maryland Gov. O'Malley asking for an immediate moratorium on the killing of mute swans.
May 14, 2009
The HSUS denounced a report calling for reducing the mute swan population of Chesapeake Bay to "as few as possible."
May 8, 2009
The HSUS criticizes the decision by the Md. Department of Natural Resources to continue to kill mute swans in Chesapeake Bay, despite having convened an advisory committee to discuss management of mute swans.
May 4, 2009
Montel Williams has joined The HSUS to call upon Md. Gov. Martin O'Malley to end the killing of mute swans on the Chesapeake Bay.
April 28, 2009
Maryland is scapegoating mute swans for human caused destruction to the Chesapeake Bay. Governor O'Malley can stop this killing.