By Brad Pyle
Mon, 03/15/2021 - 20:26
Wed, 11/07/2018 - 00:00
We knew coming into this election season that it would be a fateful one for animals, at both the state and federal levels, and that’s why the HSLF made significant commitments of endorsements, independent expenditures to support or oppose candidates, and grassroots efforts in races throughout the nation.
Tue, 11/06/2018 - 00:00
Election Day is special for those who care about animals, because it’s the one day on which we can directly shape the future for animal protection by electing those who share our humane values. It’s just that important. If you haven’t already voted, today is your last chance. You can identify your polling place at www.vote.org.
Fri, 10/26/2018 - 00:00
Election Day is right around the corner and for those of you in states with early voting, it may actually be already here! That’s why I want to remind you to check out our election site before you cast your ballot to see who we’ve endorsed in your state.
Thu, 09/13/2018 - 00:00
“Politics,” Charles de Gaulle reportedly observed, “is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.” There’s a fundamental truth there, and it doesn’t diminish our elected officials when we underscore the genuine importance of citizen engagement in the political process. At the HSLF, it’s the foundation of our work.
Wed, 08/08/2018 - 00:00
A number of states, including Michigan and Missouri, held primary elections yesterday, and there are a number of important outcomes for animal protection.
Wed, 04/18/2018 - 00:00
House Ag Committee votes to keep dogs and cats off the menu but obliterates states’ ability to protect animals
Today's blog post is guest written by Humane Society Legislative Fund's new president, Sara Amundson.
Today, the U.S. House Agriculture Committee passed the 2018 Farm Bill on a straight party-line vote, and now the bill advances for a vote by the full House of Representatives.
Thu, 12/08/2016 - 00:00
Wed, 11/09/2016 - 00:00
Upending the predictions of pollsters and pundits and scoring a major upset, Donald Trump is the president-elect of the United States. This news of course dominates the election headlines now, and it’s left his followers euphoric and his critics crestfallen. It was not, however, the only race that will have an impact on animal protection. Many animal protection supporters were elected or reelected to Congress and state legislatures, and animal advocates had big wins with lopsided margins on key ballot measures in red states and blue states.
Mon, 11/07/2016 - 00:00
It’s been a wild and unprecedented election season, and all votes will be cast by late tomorrow. So much is at stake for the future direction of our country, and that includes the fate of animals.