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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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Porcine Puns and Piggy Whimsy

By on October 24, 2008 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Porcine Puns and Piggy Whimsy

© iStockphoto It’s been such a pleasure to read your responses to my blog from last Friday, when I asked you to suggest a caption for this picture of a pig and her piglet. Your submissions echoed The HSUS’s philosophy that all animals, including the . . . 

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30 Seconds to Set the Record Straight

By on October 23, 2008 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle

With less than two weeks to go until Election Day, the YES! on Prop 2 campaign is putting two new commercials (below) on the air in California. I am disgusted by the fear-mongering and falsehoods from our opponents’ campaign, and the ads here are designed . . . 

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Pass This On to Pass Prop 2

By on October 21, 2008 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle

We are calling all troops to battle in our campaign to pass Proposition 2 in California—a ballot measure to stop the worst cruelties of industrialized factory farming. Today, we stand precisely two weeks from Election Day. But in reality, the votes are already pouring in, . . . 

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Talk Back: Faith in Animals

By on October 20, 2008 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle

Last week I posted some of your comments about California’s Proposition 2, and I hope to share more of your feedback later this week. In the meantime I wanted to publish some of your recent comments on other topics. The conversation continues around The HSUS’s . . . 

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Farm Animals Speak Out

By on October 16, 2008 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Farm Animals Speak Out

There’s nothing funny about factory farming, but this week it’s found a place in the funny pages. Patrick McDonnell, a tireless advocate for animals, is once again lending his artistic talent to promoting animal protection—this time devoting a full week of his MUTTS strip to . . . 

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