June 7, 2013
The Department of Interior has announced its plans to drop endangered species protections for the still-recovering gray wolf population in the lower 48 states, a decision that could leave wolves vulnerable to exploitation from ranchers and trophy hunting and trapping organizations.
May 14, 2013
A roadside zoo in Mississippi has lost its exhibitor license after 43 years. The U.S. Department of Agriculture revoked the license following an undercover investigation and legal complaints to state and federal officials by The Humane Society of the United States.
May 9, 2013
Gov. Rick Snyder signed into a law a bill that nullifies the voice of voters in deciding whether the state’s fragile and declining wolf population can be designated as a game species for hunting and trapping.
May 2, 2013
The Michigan House passed legislation Thursday to block voters from having a say in whether the state’s fragile and declining wolf population can be designated as a game species for hunting and trapping.
April 29, 2013
A new TV ad airing throughout Michigan is urging state lawmakers to oppose legislation that would take away the rights of Michigan voters to have a say on any new hunting and trapping seasons of traditional non-game animals, including wolves and sandhill cranes.
April 25, 2013
The Michigan Senate passed legislation Thursday to block voters from having a say in whether non-game animals, such as wolves and sandhill cranes and others, are designated as game species for hunting and trapping.
April 19, 2013
TV Ad Campaign Urges Michigan Lawmakers to Protect Voting Rights and to Halt Effort to Repeal Dove Referendum
A new TV ad campaign airing throughout Michigan is urging state lawmakers to oppose legislation that would take away the rights of Michigan voters to have a say on any new hunting and trapping seasons of protected wildlife species, including mourning doves and wolves.
April 16, 2013
Anti-Wolf Bill Would Also Enable Repeal of Voter-Approved Ban on the Target Shooting of Mourning Doves
A bill introduced to derail a citizen referendum to prevent the state’s declining wolf population from being subjected to trophy hunting and commercial trapping would also enable a small, hunter-dominated commission to overturn the state’s 2006 ban on the target shooting of mourning doves.
March 27, 2013
Keep Michigan Wolves Protected submitted 253,705 signatures to the Secretary of State’s office, that, when certified, will place any plans for a wolf hunting season on hold until Michigan voters decide the issue at the ballot box in November 2014.
February 19, 2013
Alyssa Grayson spends much of her spare time working on behalf of wolves. The 11-year-old from Rhode Island was recently invited to join wolf experts on a trip to Yellowstone National Park. Here’s a little of what she told us about her “once-in-a-lifetime” journey. From the Feb./Mar. 2013 issue of Kind News.
February 12, 2013
A coalition of wildlife protection groups, including The Humane Society of the United States, Born Free USA, Help Our Wolves Live and Friends of Animals and Their Environment, filed suit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over its decision to remove the protections of the Endangered Species Act from gray wolves living in the western Great Lakes region.
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?
December 28, 2012
The HSUS expressed its disappointment over Gov. Snyder's signing of legislation that designates the wolf as a game species and authorizes the Natural Resources Commission to establish a wolf hunting season.
December 13, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States Condemns Michigan Legislature’s Action to Allow Wolf Trophy Hunting
The Humane Society of the United States issued a statement in response to the disappointing vote in the Michigan House to advance Senate Bill 1350 to Governor Snyder.
December 7, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States and The Fund for Animals filed a lawsuit in federal court today challenging the decision of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to remove wolves in Wyoming from the federal list of endangered species.
November 30, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States issued a statement in response to the vote in the Michigan Senate to advance Senate Bill 1350, legislation that would designate wolves a game species and allow the trophy hunting of this species that had been protected for decades
October 15, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States Files Notice of Suit to Restore Federal Protection for Great Lakes Wolves
On the day of the first public wolf hunting and trapping season in the Great Lakes region in more than 40 years, The Humane Society of the United States and The Fund for Animals served notice that they will file suit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to restore federal protections for Great Lakes wolves under the Endangered Species Act.
August 17, 2012
Young wolf advocate Alyssa Grayson proves that you're never too young to make a difference for animals. Listen in to our chat with this terrific kid.
April 10, 2012
The HSUS revealed that popular Los Angeles area boutique Kitson recently sold three different items as “faux fur” that were actually real animal fur. These findings are based on independent laboratory analysis using microscopy.
November 15, 2011
The HSUS submitted a shareholder resolution asking Kohl’s to develop a policy to prohibit the sale of products that contain animal fur. The proposed policy would protect consumers from misleading fur labels and advertisements and end the company’s affiliation with cruel practices found in the fur industry.