Long Battle Results in Powerful Law Against Animal Fighting

By on May 11, 2007 with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Long Battle Results in Powerful Law Against Animal Fighting

It’s been a long time coming. Last week, President Bush signed the Animal Fighting Prohibition Enforcement Act (H.R. 137), putting to a close a six-year battle in Congress to establish felony-level penalties for interstate and foreign commerce in dog fighting, cockfighting and other forms of . . . 

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House Agriculture Subcommittee Ignores Animal Welfare Reforms

By on May 10, 2007 with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
House Agriculture Subcommittee Ignores Animal Welfare Reforms

Life is full of little ironies. This Tuesday, I appeared at a Congressional hearing before the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy and Poultry, where several people on a panel with me claimed that The HSUS is not active on animal sheltering issues. I had . . . 

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A New Opportunity for a Humane Nation

By on May 9, 2007 with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle

I am not idle here at The Humane Society of the United States. The workday never ends, and there’s limitless work and infinite opportunities to push our cause ahead. For that reason, I guard my time jealously. But the idea of creating a blog, and . . . 

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