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The Fur, Feathers, and Scales of Justice: Scoring the Highs and Lows of Attorneys General on Animal Protection

Last week, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring burnished his pro-animal record when he established an Animal Law unit in an attorney general’s office. The unit will serve as a resource for local law enforcement and state agenciesShow More Summary

Milk Industry: “Truth Is, It Won’t Kill You”

The milk industry is suddenly fighting the noble fight: for truth. Because, truthfully, their profits are falling, and that's bad for them (but great for cows). The post Milk Industry: “Truth Is, It Won’t Kill You” appeared first on Your Daily Vegan.

Exposing 'Kill Buyers' Who Feed the Horse Slaughter Pipeline

horse slaughter,kill buyers, horses, PAST act        Related Stories Finding Balance in the Wolf Wars Top Guns at National Sheriffs' Association and FBI Say No to Animal Cruelty HSUS Undercover Investigations at Roadside Zoos in Virginia, Oklahoma Reveal Severe Abuse  

Kate Plus 8 and a Dash of Disconnect

The Gosselins exemplify the disconnect that is rampant in society. It’s easier to view something in the abstract when you don’t have to see its origins. The post Kate Plus 8 and a Dash of Disconnect appeared first on Your Daily Vega...

GoDaddy Nixes Super Bowl Spot After Advocates Tell Company to GoSendYourAdtotheMoon

On Tuesday, GoDaddy pulled an ad scheduled for Super Bowl Sunday broadcast after expressing surprise that the spot featuring an online puppy seller sparked such an immediate backlash in social media. The ad is just the latest false note...Show More Summary

Finding Balance in the Wolf Wars

Today, The HSUS and 21 other organizations – from the Detroit Zoo to the Center for Biological Diversity and the Wisconsin Federated Humane Societies to the Sault Sainte Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians – petitioned the U.S. Fish andShow More Summary

The Times Continues Focus on Factory Farm Cruelty, While Journal Makes Light of Routine Abuses

Today’s editorial pages at the nation’s biggest newspapers are a tale of two starkly different worldviews. One, The New York Times, slams the hideous government-financed cruelties documented at the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center in Nebraska. Show More Summary

Is a Vegan Diet Harmful to Thyroid Function?

January is Thyroid Awareness Month. Here's a quick primer on why the thyroid is important and whether a vegan diet affects it. The post Is a Vegan Diet Harmful to Thyroid Function? appeared first on Your Daily Vegan.

Top Guns at National Sheriffs' Association and FBI Say No to Animal Cruelty

Yesterday, it was my great privilege to attend the National Sheriffs’ Association conference in Washington, D.C. and to present an HSUS Humane Law Enforcement Award to Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey in front ofShow More Summary

Did Your Members of Congress Make the Grade?

Think of the Humane Scorecard as a handy tool to see where your federal legislators stand on our movement’s key policy issues.       Related Stories The 113th Congress in Review for Animals Highlights for Animals From the 113th Congress Top 14 in ’14  

HSUS Undercover Investigations at Roadside Zoos in Virginia, Oklahoma Reveal Severe Abuse

Today, The HSUS released results of its investigations into two shoddy roadside zoos – the Natural Bridge Zoo in Natural Bridge, Virginia, and Tiger Safari in Tuttle, Oklahoma, both of which breed tigers for two-bit photo shoots with paying customers....        Related Stories The U.S. Show More Summary

Sanctuary Explains Why Their Rescues Still Wear Ear Tags

Have you ever seen a picture of commercial livestock with tags hanging from their ears? Have you seen them on the ears of animals who have been rescued and living at an animal sanctuary? Have you ever wondered why the sanctuary doesn't...Show More Summary

The U.S. Meat Animal Research Center and the Agro-Industrial Complex

The front page of yesterday’s New York Times revealed a house of horrors at the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center, situated on the plains of western Nebraska. In a superb but deeply disturbing piece of investigative, long-form journalism, Times reporter...        Related Stories Alabama on My Mind State of the Animal Union Creating a Stronger Force for Animal Protection  

How to Cook Vegan: Date Bars

Date bars are so simple to make it's embarrassing. I'm no genius and this is no special vegan food hack but it will give you the basis for making your own snack bars (so you can finally stop shelling out anywhere from $1.79 - $3.00 a piece for the store-bought ones). The post How to Cook Vegan: Date Bars appeared first on Your Daily Vegan.

State of the Animal Union

President Obama’s second term in office has been a fruitful one for animals, but a number of key reforms await final approval and deep problems remain when it comes to animal welfare. Today’s front page news story in the New...       ...Show More Summary

Mange, One Feral Cat Among Millions

Feral cats account for millions of the animals that need our help. Mange's story is just one of many, but it's important that we tell it. The post Mange, One Feral Cat Among Millions appeared first on Your Daily Vegan.

Creating a Stronger Force for Animal Protection

Yesterday, I took some supporters on a tour of the remarkable Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch outside of Dallas, and it reminded me that it’s been 10 years since the facility became part of our organizational family because of a...       ...Show More Summary

Here’s Why You Should Be Eating Edamame

What's the deal with edamame anyway? Here's a quick breakdown of this powerhouse little bean. The post Here’s Why You Should Be Eating Edamame appeared first on Your Daily Vegan.

36 Reasons You Should Know This Vegan Advocate

This is an advocate you should know. The post 36 Reasons You Should Know This Vegan Advocate appeared first on Your Daily Vegan.

States Make Strides in Passing Animal Protection Laws

Each year, as legislative sessions get under way across the country, The HSUS issues a report card concerning animal protection laws in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia. In it, we examine how the states are...       ...Show More Summary

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