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A Critical Moment to Help Hens

We are asking our supporters to call their U.S. Senators and to urge them to co-sponsor S. 3239 and support the Feinstein amendment to the farm bill, which would set up minimum space and enrichment standards for the care of the nation’s 280 million egg-laying hens.
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All Aflutter about New Bill to Help Egg-Laying Hens

Issues & Causes / Animal Rights & Welfare : A Humane Nation (3 years ago)

Last night, National Public Radio aired a story about the unusual agreement between The HSUS and the United Egg Producers to support new legislation to improve the lives of laying hens. Yet the American Farm Bureau and the National ... Read Post

Animal Fighting Progress in the Senate, and More News on the Legislative Front

Issues & Causes / Animal Rights & Welfare : A Humane Nation (2 years ago)

Two days ago, I wrote?with barely contained indignation?about members of the Senate declining to take up two key animal welfare amendments during floor consideration of the farm bill. One amendment, from Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Cal... Read Post

With Farm Bill Looming, Make a Call to Help Hens

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

As the House and Senate agriculture committees are both scheduled to take up the Farm Bill next week, there is much at stake for animal welfare. The Senate draft of the bill includes a provision to crack down on people... Read Post


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