Wed, 08/05/2020 - 19:44

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block

The fundamental purpose of our marquee advocacy training event, Taking Action for Animals Online, occurring on September 19 and 20, is to support greater political and social engagement by those who care about animals. COVID-19 hasn’t changed a thing in that regard, and TAFA 2020 features one of the strongest speaker and topic rosters in years, with nearly two dozen exciting sessions.

Fri, 07/31/2020 - 16:28

Tue, 07/28/2020 - 20:32

Sen. Booker introduces federal bill to stop high-speed animal slaughter and meat processing during COVID-19

Sen. Booker introduces federal bill to stop high-speed animal slaughter and meat processing during COVID-19

Sen. Booker introduces federal bill to stop high-speed animal slaughter and meat processing during COVID-19

The Safe Line Speeds During COVID-19 Act would slow down line speeds to protect workers, animals and consumers; Sens. Blumenthal, Feinstein, Harris, Merkley, Sanders and Warren sign on as original cosponsors

New federal bill seeks to stop high-speed animal slaughter and meat processing during COVID-19

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 14:52

Thu, 05/14/2020 - 22:50

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block

The coronavirus pandemic has prompted the world to acknowledge the pressing need to change our relationship with animals. From the wildlife markets implicated in the origin of the novel coronavirus to the slaughterhouses that have become clusters for its spread, we now know only too well that our uncaring attitudes and indifferent practices toward animals can have grave consequences for human health.

Thu, 05/07/2020 - 13:52

From the start, the Humane Society Legislative Fund has pursued its animal protection agenda on a strictly nonpartisan footing, for a simple reason. We are determined to bring both major political parties along for the journey of making our nation a kinder one. The situation demands no less, because as things stand, it’s hard enough for animals, who are distinctively without voice, without votes, and without political resources to defend themselves.