Category: Animal Rights News

USDA Cites HSUS “Care” Centers

Humanewatch – Early last year, the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) made a big stink about online access to USDA inspection records. The agency inspects facilities with animals regulated under the Animal Welfare Act, such as zoos and…

Action Alert – Massachusetts

Calls/letters/emails needed for Massachusetts bills to ban elephants in traveling animal acts   Massachusetts House Bill 418 and its companion bill, Senate Bill 1898, have been sent to the House Ways and Means Committee for consideration.  These bills have already been…

Action Alert — Big Cat Public Safety Act (HR 1818)

The Natural Resources Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives is being urged by HSUS to conduct a hearing on HR 1818, “The Big Cat Public Safety Act.”  This legislation would make it illegal (with certain exemptions) to import, export, transport, sell,…

Statewide Pet Sale Ban Making Same Mistakes as LA Ban

citywatchla.com By Mike Bober PET POLITICS–Earlier this week, Phyllis Daugherty published an analysis of some of the failures of the 2012 Los Angeles ban on cat, dog, and rabbit sales. Her piece is worth reading in full as the Senate considers…

Action Alert – Massachusetts

Courtesy of Mary Lou Kelly A hearing on Massachusetts H 418 (an act relative to the use of elephants in traveling animal acts) and S 490 (an act relative to prohibiting wild and exotic animal performances) will have a hearing May…