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No Cameras Permitted

By on March 27, 2008 in Humane Society International, Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
No Cameras Permitted

I am heartsick about what’s about to occur in Canada—the slaughter of baby seals that is set to start tomorrow. But I am grateful for the presence of Nigel Barker and my HSUS colleagues who are there to document what occurs and to broadcast the . . . 

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Fleeting Peace

By on March 4, 2008 in Humane Society International with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Fleeting Peace

It’s not every day that you get a chance to walk on water. But that’s what my colleagues, Nigel Barker, and I did yesterday. We flew into a stiff headwind and went 25 miles from the edge of Prince Edward Island and landed the helicopter . . . 

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Calm Before the Slaughter

By on March 3, 2008 in Humane Society International, Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Calm Before the Slaughter

I am feeling a great sense of anticipation as our team is about to head to the ice floes in Atlantic Canada to see the seals, in advance of the slaughter which is set to begin later this month. We are here to refocus a . . . 

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Humane Society Undercover

Humane Society Undercover

For the last few days, I’ve written about the riveting and revolting images from an HSUS investigation of a southern California slaughter plant. Millions of Americans have subsequently tuned in to newscasts that showed workers at the facility abuse and torment cows too sick or . . . 

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You Asked: Winning Worldwide

By on January 10, 2008 in Humane Society International with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle

Last week, a comment from blog reader Sara caught my eye. It builds on my blog from yesterday about some exciting developments in Europe. Today, I offer a broader round-up of some of our international advocacy. Q. Can I request that you detail some more . . . 

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Allies for Change

By on January 9, 2008 in Animal Research and Testing, Humane Society International with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Allies for Change

The Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society International do not restrict their work to the boundaries of the United States. We live in the era of globalization, with information, commodities, people and animals moving routinely across national borders. With our economic and . . . 

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Real or Faux: Shoppers May Not Know

By on January 8, 2008 in Humane Society International with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Real or Faux: Shoppers May Not Know

Many coat retailers have an incomplete knowledge of the fur trim on the coats they sell. And they are not taking the time to find out—even though it’s a legal responsibility. Last winter, HSUS investigators did a little bit of pre-holiday shopping and sniffed out . . . 

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Winning the Fight for Animals in ’07

Winning the Fight for Animals in ’07

Last week, I wrote a letter to some HSUS supporters about some of our accomplishments for the year. In many respects, it’s been a remarkable year, and we’ve achieved many of our programmatic goals for the year. For those of you who relish the details, . . . 

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Critical Reforms Move Forward

By on December 17, 2007 in Companion Animals, Farm Animals, Humane Society International with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Critical Reforms Move Forward

Congress has been in gridlock most of the year, with the Republicans and Democrats quarreling over the Iraq war, judicial nominations, spending bills, and just about everything else. But one issue that they can often agree upon is animal welfare. On Friday, the Senate approved . . . 

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Taking Stock for Animals

By on December 4, 2007 in Animal Research and Testing, Humane Society International with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle

The Humane Society of the United States focuses its work in four major areas: public policy and enforcement of laws, public education (including our extensive youth education programs), hands-on care, and corporate policy reforms. Our work on the corporate policy front is among our most . . . 

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Defiant Slaughter at Sea

By on November 20, 2007 in Humane Society International, Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Defiant Slaughter at Sea

In 1992, presidential candidate Ross Perot spoke of a giant sucking sound—referring to the North American Free Trade Agreement and how its adoption was going to take away American jobs. Well, the giant sucking sound today is coming from Japan and China, whose governments and . . . 

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You Asked: Save the Seals

By on November 15, 2007 in Humane Society International with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle

As I write this, animal advocates are gathered at the Canadian Embassy in Washington, D.C., for a "Rally for Seals." With their efforts in mind, today I thought it timely to answer the following question from Kathleen. Q. I would like to know why we . . . 

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