Archive for September, 2009
Photo credit iStockphoto Last week, members of our staff were in Rome for the Seventh World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences, and by all accounts, it was an exciting event. Held every two years, the international conference left attendees with the . . .
Congress is back now from its August recess, and there’s a raft of animal protection legislation in the works. Please keep updated on the bills, and don’t forget to write to your two U.S. Senators and your U.S. Representative in favor of these bills. Many of . . .
Yesterday I appeared at a high school assembly to greet the class of 2013 at Nueva Esperanza Academy, a charter school in North Philadelphia. Michael Vick was with me, and so was Tio Hardiman, who leads our community-based anti-dogfighting programs.
Last week, the California Assembly overwhelmingly passed legislation to ban the cruel and inhumane practice of tail docking in the dairy industry, following the lead of the Senate. The bill, S.B. 135, is soon to go to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger for signing.
There’s never been this much firepower focused on the problem of puppy mills.