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Eye of the Tiger

By on June 11, 2008 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Eye of the Tiger

We must all be ambassadors for animals, but children have a special role to play in transmitting a message of empathy for animals. We do not see them or their ideas with the skeptical eye we often cast on other adults. They are unburdened by . . . 

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Worth a Thousand Words

By on May 23, 2008 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Worth a Thousand Words

You may already receive our quarterly magazine, All Animals. If you don’t, you’re missing out. The latest issue, landing in the mailboxes of HSUS members now, is our best yet. Chronicling our progress and challenges, All Animals reports on people making a difference for animals. . . . 

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Talk Back: Racing Breakdown

By on May 9, 2008 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle

The death of Eight Belles at last Saturday’s Kentucky Derby has spurred a national debate over horse racing and the safety and welfare of the animals (NPR’s Tom Ashbrook led a discussion of the contrasting perspectives on Wednesday’s "On Point" program, which you can listen . . . 

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The Case for Animals

By on April 30, 2008 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
The Case for Animals

Michael Van Dusen, the Center’s deputy director, introduces me. I had the privilege of speaking this morning at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars—a living memorial to former President Wilson. It is a setting where policy experts, authors, scholars, and others talk about the . . . 

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More to the Story

By on April 29, 2008 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
More to the Story

Newsweek has an online story about the supposed divide between animal groups over the issue of euthanasia. It’s an overly simplified and somewhat inaccurate story, and it bears some comment. First, The HSUS does not oppose "no kill" sheltering operations as alleged in the article. . . . 

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Put a Fork in Global Warming

By on April 22, 2008 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Put a Fork in Global Warming

It’s Earth Day, and we rightly hear exhortations on recycling, responsible energy use, and lightening our step on the planet. This year’s celebration of Earth Day is dominated by discussions of climate change, and the personal and public policy responses to the crisis. Indeed, the . . . 

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Money Crunch Claims Pets

By on March 26, 2008 in Companion Animals, Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Money Crunch Claims Pets

We at The HSUS have long argued that there’s a link between the fortunes of animals and other pressing social issues. When someone abuses an animal, for instance, it is often a precursor to other forms of violence to come. Or if a downer cow . . . 

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Expressions of Affection

By on March 25, 2008 in Companion Animals, Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Expressions of Affection

See a slideshow of the winning photos. When we put out the call for our Spay Day USA pet photo contest, I knew the competition would be brisk. But who would have thought more than 30,000 entries would be sent through humanesociety.org!  The grand prize . . . 

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Cockfighters Left Squawking

By on March 20, 2008 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Cockfighters Left Squawking

Mamas, don’t let your babies grow up to be cockfighters. That’s the inescapable message sent during a rather remarkable week of enforcement activities throughout the nation against illegal animal fighters. Within the last week, there were at least six major cockfighting busts, including a two-year . . . 

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Calendar of Compassion

By on March 18, 2008 in Companion Animals, Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Calendar of Compassion

If you are part of The HSUS, we want you to do more than just make regular donations. We want you to be a participant in a collective effort to achieve societal change for animals. That will only happen when we have a mass movement . . . 

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To Farm Animals’ Defense

By on March 17, 2008 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
To Farm Animals’ Defense

The wheels of justice turn slowly, it’s said, but they still do turn. When The HSUS created its Animal Protection Litigation section in 2005 and brought on outstanding lawyers from all over the country to form what is now the nation’s largest animal protection litigation . . . 

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Conduct Unbecoming

By on March 7, 2008 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle

A video clip on the Internet, which appears to depict a Marine tossing a squealing puppy over a cliff in Iraq, set the telephone lines and email accounts at The HSUS ablaze this week, as citizens from around the world, outraged and disgusted, called upon . . . 

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