Archive for July, 2008
A few weeks ago I offered some observations on the blog about "Quantum Wellness," the newest book by best-selling author Kathy Freston. The book has already had a major impact on the diet choices of Americans, and I wanted to do some follow up with . . .
No one returns from combat unchanged, and even as the nation continues to debate American involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan, we see the toll of combat service upon returning soldiers. Physical wounds are not the only injuries they suffer, and stress and conflict do not . . .
If you’ve been reading my blog—or regularly checking humanesociety.org or receiving our email alerts—you know that we are making pretty remarkable progress in our campaigns against animal fighting, puppy mills, factory farming, and other fronts. But there’s also been progress on a range of other . . .
Any large advocacy organization with an agenda encompassing a variety of cutting edge social issues is bound to become a target for criticism, and The HSUS is no exception. As the nation’s most effective animal protection organization, we challenge long-standing forms of institutional cruelty across . . .
Whatever the outcome of the November presidential election, once the voters have had their say, Malia and Sasha Obama will get a dog. That’s the deal that Barack Obama’s daughters have struck with their father and mother. According to Michelle Obama, the girls exuberantly remind . . .
© The HSUS/Michelle RileyA cramped cage at the Tenn. puppy mill. We’ve had lots of feedback on the Tennessee puppy mill raid, and the subsequent efforts to adopt out all of the rescued dogs in a number of communities where they were transported. If you . . .
The New York Times‘ Stephanie Strom today reported that Leona Helmsley has directed that her entire estate—valued at between between $5-$8 billion—be devoted to promoting the welfare and care of dogs. If her wishes are fulfilled, as they should be, it would represent the largest . . .
At some level, our work at The HSUS is about transformation. We are pushing a transformation in thought in our society. We want people to recognize animals as individual beings deserving respect and protection. They are not just things, or resources, or commodities, or targets, . . .