Mon, 08/31/2020 - 13:20

By Brad Pyle

The problems at the United States Postal Service have already had dire consequences for animals, and now they risk doing the same to the upcoming election. President Trump and the U.S. Congress must act to ensure that the postal system is operating at full capacity and with competency before the General Election to ensure the integrity of the outcome. 

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.