Farm Animals

Uncaged in California

By on January 6, 2015 in Farm Animals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Uncaged in California

This morning, I did a series of television segments in San Diego – the latest stop in a statewide tour of California – about the implementation of the state’s landmark animal protection laws, specifically those statutes that ban cage confinement of laying hens and require any . . . 

Read More

New HSUS Exposé Reveals Deplorable Slaughter of ‘Spent’ Egg-Laying Hens

By on January 5, 2015 in Farm Animals, Investigations with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
New HSUS Exposé Reveals Deplorable Slaughter of ‘Spent’ Egg-Laying Hens

California’s Prop 2 took effect on New Year’s Day, and we’ve been urging major food retailers to honor the letter and spirit of the law by not buying or selling any animal products that come from caged farm animals, with a particular focus on laying . . . 

Read More

The Animal Issues That Made Headlines in 2014

The Animal Issues That Made Headlines in 2014

Grassroots groups are vital to our movement, something I’ve known since my earliest days of on-the-ground activism during college. But even then, while hosting educational events and organizing demonstrations, I held the view that the most important element needed for the success of the animal protection . . . 

Read More

Terrain for Farm Animals Shifted in 2014 – Our Biggest Gains in Agriculture

By on December 24, 2014 in Farm Animals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Terrain for Farm Animals Shifted in 2014 – Our Biggest Gains in Agriculture

The HSUS and Humane Society International are about protecting all animals. And nowhere is that more evident than our campaign to help the biggest category of animals at risk – farm animals. With legislative, corporate, judicial, rural outreach, and public awareness campaigns, we have generated . . . 

Read More

Starbucks: That’s a Latte Progress for Animals

By on December 23, 2014 in Farm Animals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Starbucks: That’s a Latte Progress for Animals

As we approach the January 1st implementation date for California’s Proposition 2 and A.B. 1437– two historic animal welfare laws that ban the production and sale of eggs from hens kept in extreme confinement – I’m elated to share the news of the decision by . . . 

Read More

Our Most Popular Videos of 2014

Our Most Popular Videos of 2014

I like to make a logical case for animal protection, because I believe that our work is an extension of anti-cruelty principles that are so well-established in our society. So much of what is done to animals is wrong, and it defies the norms of a . . . 

Read More

HSUS Top Legal Victories for 2014

HSUS Top Legal Victories for 2014

The HSUS is the number one provider of direct care to animals. We work hard to educate the public about animal issues and cooperate with a wide range of corporations on their policies related to animals – whether they are cosmetics companies, food retailers, or fashion firms. We also . . . 

Read More

A Wrap-Up on Congress and Its Work on Animals in 2014

A Wrap-Up on Congress and Its Work on Animals in 2014

The U.S. Congress wrapped up its work on the Farm Bill in early 2014, and in the end we saw two very good outcomes in that package: an upgrade to the federal law against animal fighting to make it a crime to attend or bring . . . 

Read More

HSUS’ Top Transformational Results of 2014

HSUS’ Top Transformational Results of 2014

At The HSUS and Humane Society International, our most important measure is driving positive change on the biggest issues for animals in the United States and abroad. We take on the tough fights, and we so appreciate your steadfast support for our work. Today, I recount our 10 . . . 

Read More

California Not Just Dreamin’ of Cage-Free

By on December 10, 2014 in Farm Animals with 1 Comment By Wayne Pacelle
California Not Just Dreamin’ of Cage-Free

In just three weeks, two of the most consequential animal protection laws passed anywhere in the United States will take effect in California. Proposition 2, a citizen initiative, requires that all breeding pigs, veal calves, and egg-laying hens in the state have enough space to . . . 

Read More

Chris Christie’s Shameful Veto

By on December 1, 2014 in Farm Animals, Public Policy (Legal/Legislative) with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Chris Christie’s Shameful Veto

Late on Friday, the day after Thanksgiving – with the American public focused on family and football during a long holiday weekend and news organizations nationwide at low tide in terms of staffing – Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey chose to announce that he . . . 

Read More

Making Gains Against the World’s Biggest Spectacle of Animal Sacrifice

By on November 26, 2014 in Farm Animals, Humane Society International with 3 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Making Gains Against the World’s Biggest Spectacle of Animal Sacrifice

With our team on the ground, Humane Society International (HSI) and its partners are making pretty remarkable progress to halt the largest religious sacrifice spectacle in the world — in the mountain nation of Nepal where nearly half a million animals could be hacked to . . . 

Read More

Top