Archive for December, 2010
We’ve been officially notified that The HSUS was the top vote-getter in last month’s Pepsi Refresh challenge, where more than 1,100 outstanding charities competed for cash grants in several categories to advance their good works. The HSUS developed an animal rescue proposal—to allow us to . . .
Our victories are many, but our progress is only possible because of you. Today, I share with you this four-minute video featuring some of our major achievements this year.
Another December Victory: The Congress today gave final approval to legislation to stop the gruesome practice of shark finning in American waters. It’s the third great outcome for our cause in the lame-duck session of this Congress. I reported on Monday that President Obama signed . . .
News Alert: President Obama this week signed the Truth in Fur Labeling Act, which The HSUS advocated for after a series of our investigations revealed that major retailers and manufacturers were selling fur-trimmed garments that were unlabeled, incorrectly described as faux fur, or labeled as . . .
The HSUS is constantly in motion—whether the goals are public policy reforms, improved corporate practices, public awareness, or animal care and rescue. In The HSUS’s latest animal rescue deployment, this week we helped to remove 43 horses in dire need in east Texas—emaciated, ailing, and . . .
I’ve just finished a press conference I conducted in Washington, D.C. to announce the findings of our latest investigation into the treatment of animals on industrial farms. We held simultaneous events for the media in Norfolk, Va. and in central Virginia at the Richmond SPCA, . . .
Through his writings and through the creative works like the popular Chronicles of Narnia films that followed from them, C.S. Lewis remains a very relevant figure for animal welfare today.