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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 and Commentary

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

2022 in review: How did your Members of Congress score on animal protection issues?

Equines, Wildlife, Action Alerts, Federal Legislation, In the News

As Biden delivers State of the Union address, we’re urging 6 priorities for animals

Farm Animals, In the News

Here’s why pork is the new veal

Wildlife, Action Alerts, Federal Legislation, State Legislation

Life or death for wolves hinges on state management plans

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 and Cruelty

Grey Wolf