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Yes We Can (Adopt)

By on November 6, 2008 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Yes We Can (Adopt)

Click here to thank the Obama family. I’ll be blogging in the coming weeks and months about the new administration, and the appointments of President-elect Obama will have enormous implications for our policy work in animal protection, particularly his appointments for the top positions at . . . 

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Further Reflections

By on November 5, 2008 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Further Reflections

When it comes to the political cycle, I didn’t think it could get better for us than the last general election. Two years ago, we went head to head with the NRA and the rest of the extremist segment of the hunting lobby over dove . . . 

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The People Have Spoken: YES! on Prop 2

By on November 5, 2008 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
The People Have Spoken: YES! on Prop 2

Friends, take a bow. Open the window and give out a whoop. Don’t hold back. Let fly the corks. In big, bold, indelible letters, you just wrote history. Proposition 2 passed with an overwhelming majority (now more than 62 percent, with 40 percent of the . . . 

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Bay State Bans Dog Racing

By on November 5, 2008 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle

I wanted to share with you the statement that The HSUS just released on Question 3 in Massachusetts. My thanks to all of you who were involved in this campaign and helped to get out the vote and offer greyhounds your support. Stay tuned for . . . 

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Early Returns for California’s Prop 2

By on November 4, 2008 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle

The first returns have been reported, and we are winning the vote on Prop 2! With 10 percent of the vote in, we are leading 62.5 percent to 37.5 percent. We haven’t called the election yet, but the first results are promising.

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Update on Mass. Dog Racing Ban

By on November 4, 2008 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle

To follow up on my earlier post on Question 3 in Massachusetts, as of 11:00 p.m. ET the measure is ahead 57 percent to 43 percent. Looks to be a resounding victory. Here’s more from The Boston Globe.

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Bets Off for Massachusetts Dog Racing

By on November 4, 2008 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle

Eight years ago, an initiative to ban greyhound racing lost by a whisker. Tonight, there is a different result. Question 3—to ban greyhound racing—passed. The HSUS is the largest financial backer of this ballot measure, and we were delighted to have worked in tandem with . . . 

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Times They Are A-Changin

By on November 4, 2008 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Times They Are A-Changin

I have spent a good deal of time in California during the last few months. I’ve met thousands of people. They have given their time, their energy. They’ve put other household priorities on hold. They have reached into their pocketbooks to help. See more photos . . . 

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Animals on the Line

By on November 4, 2008 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Animals on the Line

© Kari NienstedtClaire Howe makes calls from Arizona. Cell phone? Check. Phone roster? Check. Friends, refreshments, can-do attitude? Check, check, check. This past week HSUS volunteers held phone-banking parties around the country to urge Californians to vote yes on Prop 2 on Election Day, culminating . . . 

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Kid-Tested, Animal-Approved

By on October 30, 2008 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle

Too young to vote, but old enough to know: Here are a couple of freshly inspiring voices for the YES! on Prop 2 campaign. Watch and be uplifted, then help get out the vote. Mia is Crazy About Animals Sage Ryan’s YES! on Prop 2 . . . 

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Life Beside a Factory Farm

By on October 29, 2008 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle

Dave Long knows factory farming just about as well as anyone in California. He lives in Yucaipa in San Bernardino County, and he lives adjacent to one of the largest egg factory farms in the state. This animal factory confines more than 700,000 birds in . . . 

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Talk of the Nation

By on October 27, 2008 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle

Just eight days remain until Nov. 4, and there’s so much at stake with Prop 2. It’s an historic vote, an unprecedented opportunity for Californians to register their opposition to the cruelties of factory farming and to put a halt to them through the force . . . 

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