Archive for 2008
Click here to thank the Obama family. I’ll be blogging in the coming weeks and months about the new administration, and the appointments of President-elect Obama will have enormous implications for our policy work in animal protection, particularly his appointments for the top positions at . . .
Friends, take a bow. Open the window and give out a whoop. Don’t hold back. Let fly the corks. In big, bold, indelible letters, you just wrote history. Proposition 2 passed with an overwhelming majority (now more than 62 percent, with 40 percent of the . . .
© iStockphoto Elections are a time of reflection. There is the moment that commands our attention—and there is also the long-view. Thanks to your unwavering support, and your steady encouragement, The HSUS has taken the plight of farm animals to voters twice before we launched . . .
Eight years ago, an initiative to ban greyhound racing lost by a whisker. Tonight, there is a different result. Question 3—to ban greyhound racing—passed. The HSUS is the largest financial backer of this ballot measure, and we were delighted to have worked in tandem with . . .
I have spent a good deal of time in California during the last few months. I’ve met thousands of people. They have given their time, their energy. They’ve put other household priorities on hold. They have reached into their pocketbooks to help. See more photos . . .
© Kari NienstedtClaire Howe makes calls from Arizona. Cell phone? Check. Phone roster? Check. Friends, refreshments, can-do attitude? Check, check, check. This past week HSUS volunteers held phone-banking parties around the country to urge Californians to vote yes on Prop 2 on Election Day, culminating . . .