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Today, the Field Poll, an independent and respected polling firm, released results on Prop 2 and had 60 percent of likely voters favoring the measure and 27 percent opposing it, with 13 percent undecided. While this snapshot of voter opinion is encouraging, we at The . . .
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 . . .
Two powerful forces converged recently to send readers to their keyboards. One of them is the power of television—with both Oprah and Ellen inviting me to appear on behalf of California’s landmark ballot measure, Proposition 2. The other force, just as powerful, is the suffering . . .
I’m convinced we’ll look back 30 or 40 years from now and wonder how our society could have tolerated the appalling abuses of animals on industrialized factory farms. It is a ruthless and miserly system, where animals are treated like things or units of production, . . .
Our Animals & Religion program recently launched All Creatures Great and Small, a campaign to remind people of faith about our personal and collective responsibilities to all of God’s creatures. The principles of compassion and mercy and other-centeredness are interwoven in the teachings of all . . .
This past week, I campaigned in California for Proposition 2—the November ballot initiative to combat the intensive confinement of certain animals on factory farms. In the middle of the trip was a public forum in San Luis Obispo before several members of the Senate and . . .
Animal cruelty knows no national boundaries. Almost all of the industries we confront are global in nature—animal fighting and puppy mills (see yesterday’s blog), trophy hunting and the fur trade, the exotic animal trade and factory farming, just to name a few. As a matter . . .
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 . . .
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, . . .