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Sound Science for Sea Lions and Salmon

The Obama Administration’s record on animal welfare so far has been mixed. On the plus side, the Agriculture and Interior Departments have made progress on important policy issues such as improving humane slaughter enforcement, tightening the rules banning double-decker trucks...
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Problems with USDA Oversight at Slaughter Plants

Issues & Causes / Animal Rights & Welfare : A Humane Nation (last year)

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Mike McGraw of the Kansas City Star wrote a front-page story this past weekend about the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s failure to consistently enforce federal animal welfare laws at slaughter pla... Read Post

Hold the Line on Animal Welfare Funding

Issues & Causes / Animal Rights & Welfare : Animals & Politics (last year)

Congress has made important progress over the years addressing serious gaps in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s enforcement of key animal welfare laws by providing the agency much-needed funding to allow for better inspection pr... Read Post

Don’t Turn the Clock Back on Animal Welfare Enforcement

Issues & Causes / Animal Rights & Welfare : Animals & Politics (2 years ago)

Congress made important progress last year addressing serious gaps in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s enforcement of key animal welfare laws by providing the agency much-needed funding to allow for better inspection programs. T... Read Post


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