Archive for 2011
Today, Washingtonians for Humane Farms filed a proposed initiative petition to halt battery cage confinement in egg production in Washington state. The measure, which would take effect in 2018, would also stipulate that eggs sold in the state must meet that same modest standard once it goes into effect.
Missouri lawmakers have introduced eight bills to gut or repeal Prop B, though voters approved this anti-puppy mill measure just two months ago. I traveled to the state capitol to urge lawmakers to respect the will of the people — the very same people who elect the governor, senators, and representatives in the state.
The HSUS gave special recognition to six companies with our 2010 Corporate Progress Awards, praising their efforts to advance animal welfare in 2010. The winners include: Burger King; Compass Group; Innolytics; Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines; Subway; and Unilever.
Alex GallardoOne of the 2,000 rats rescued. TV alert: This Monday evening, A&E will feature The HSUS in action on the season three finale episode of their show “Hoarders.” And I guarantee you’ve never seen a hoarding case like this! A&E called us in to . . .
Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland issued a sweeping executive order today, banning private citizens from acquiring certain dangerous wild animals as pets and requiring current owners to register the animals and microchip them. The new rule prohibits exotic animal owners who have previously had their local, . . .
The HSUS You know the ad slogan—“what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas.” Let’s hope that’s true for the heartless bunch that’s assembled there these past few days to plot their strategy to expand horse slaughter in America. George Knapp of KLAS-TV 8 News NOW . . .
The HSUS performs exceptionally on the big issues that affect the lives of animals, working in four big arenas: public policy, corporate reforms, education and awareness, and hands-on animal care. In several months, we’ll be releasing our annual report for 2010, and here are some of the accomplishments that we’ll highlight.