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At the Humane Society Legislative Fund, our mission is to Get Political for Animals by working to pass animal protection laws at the state and federal levels, to educate the public about animal protection issues, and to support humane candidates for office. 

Humane Scorecard

Where do your federal legislators stand on animal welfare issues? Check out our annual Humane Scorecard to find out.


Animal welfare bills in Congress we’re tracking.


Be vote ready: An animal advocate’s guide to supporting humane candidates.

News & Commentary

Animals in Research, Pets & Cruelty, Wildlife, Federal Legislation

The House moves to fund more animal protection measures

Wildlife, Federal Legislation, In the News

The narrative about sharks needs to change—before it’s too late

Animals in Research, Equines, Farm Animals, Pets & Cruelty, Wildlife, Federal Legislation

Congressional budget leaders ramp up animal protection funding for FY2022

Our Issues

HSLF's work spans a variety of issues to improve the lives of animals around the world.

Animal testing on a rabbit.

Animals in Research

Wild horses on a meadow.


Chicken at Sweet Farm, a farm animal sanctuary in Half Moon Bay, California.

Farm Animals

Kitten at Rural Area Veterinary Services (RAVS) Field Clinic

Pets & Cruelty

Grey Wolf