Thu, 10/14/2021 - 19:02

Our mission is to end suffering for all animals, most directly by boosting the political power of the humane movement in Washington, DC and in our states. This is just one of the reasons we encourage supporters to cast a ballot in every election. Perhaps because we take a range of concerns into the voting booth, we don’t always appreciate the point, but for animals, our election of the right candidates can be a make-or-break decision.

Tue, 09/28/2021 - 13:05

Fri, 09/03/2021 - 20:30

With voting underway in the California recall election, the Humane Society Legislative Fund and animal advocates throughout California are standing fast in opposition to efforts to recall Governor Newsom. As California’s Governor, Newsom has a long track record of supporting the advancement of animal welfare—and has earned the support of humane-minded individuals.

Tue, 08/10/2021 - 18:54

By Brad Pyle

A few weeks ago, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams won the New York City Democratic Mayoral primary race. With an easy path to victory in the general election, and as the top official in America’s most populous city, Adams will be one of the most influential politicians in America. As it happens, New York is home to many animal protection advocates and has long been at the forefront of the animal protection movement. So has Adams, and he has a record to prove it—one that animal protection advocates around the country can celebrate.

Thu, 05/20/2021 - 19:49

Humane Society Legislative Fund endorses Mark Herring for Attorney General of Virginia

Humane Society Legislative Fund endorses Mark Herring for Attorney General of Virginia

Humane Society Legislative Fund endorses Mark Herring for Attorney General of Virginia

WASHINGTON (May 20, 2021)—Today the Humane Society Legislative Fund, the nation’s leading political advocacy organization for animal welfare, announced its endorsement of Mark Herring for reelection as Attorney General of Virginia.

Mon, 03/15/2021 - 20:26

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Wed, 01/20/2021 - 16:05

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 23:36

In the aftermath of the terrible events of January 6, we should not underestimate the great damage done to our nation and the urgent need for healing that lies ahead. One of the most important pathways to social and political revival will be an even stronger commitment to a healthy and democratic process and governance. We can no longer take for granted the institutions that have made us proud to be Americans. We must make still greater personal and professional investments to strengthen them.