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Fear-Mongering in Maine on Question 1

According to the polls, the vote on Question 1 in Maine is very close, with reputable polling showing the race a dead heat. The good news is, there appears to be a clear majority of people who want to ban...        Related Stories Farm...Show More Summary

Countdown to Election Day

We’re just days from the November 4th election, and there are critical races for humane candidates and animal protection issues all over the country. I want to provide a rundown of several key updates as we enter the final stretch....      ...Show More Summary

The Thin Blue Furry Line

With all of the stumbles we’ve heard involving the U.S. Secret Service and breaches of security at the White House in recent months, it was especially big news when Hurricane and Jordan, two K-9 Secret Service dogs, helped distract and...       ...Show More Summary

Usher, You’re Doing It Wrong

When considering the alternatives, the question I would pose to Usher and anyone else is, "How can you afford not to be vegan?" The post Usher, You’re Doing It Wrong appeared first on Your Daily Vegan.

Farm Workers for Farm Animals

Today, we announced the release of a new resource for farm workers who witness animal abuse and want to stop it. The HSUS and the United Farm Workers just announced a new tip line for factory farm whistleblowers, in which...        Related...Show More Summary

Bears, Snares, and Scares in Maine

The opponents of fair bear hunting in Maine are taking outrageous liberties with their misleading campaign rhetoric. One of their constant refrains is that Question 1—which would ban the cruel and unsporting hounding, trapping, and baiting...Show More Summary

KSKYE Eyewear, Footwear Goes Cruelty Free

Sydney-based fashion footwear label KeilanaSkye becomes Australia’s first established leather fashion label to rebrand its product lines to become ethical and cruelty free. The post KSKYE Eyewear, Footwear Goes Cruelty Free appeared first on Your Daily Vegan.

Keeping Up With the Vegans: Episode Two

We can't promote every vegan thing, but we try. Here is our second roundup of vegan tidbits that are sent our way. The post Keeping Up With the Vegans: Episode Two appeared first on Your Daily Vegan.

Responding to University of Wisconsin-Madison's Response to Dr. Ruth Decker's petition

Responding to University of Wisconsin-Madison's Response to Dr. Ruth Decker's petition asking the University of Wisconsin, Madison to stop Ned Kalin's cruel dead-end experiments on baby rhesus monkeys UW-Madison says: Since...Show More Summary

Vivisectors, a Living Sociological Laboratory

Most government-funded vivisectors are probably fairly smart and have been to college. Those and other characteristics of that group further inform modern thinkers about potential and observable effects of various situational influences on behavior. Show More Summary

Primate Vivisectors Said No to Ending Child Poverty

I wrote this circa 1998.Ending Child Poverty The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates 181.6 million underweight pre-school aged children among the world’s developing nations. WHO estimates there are 210.5 million stunted pre-school aged children and 46.1 million wasted pre-school aged children living in the world’s developing nations. Show More Summary

Moral Similarities Continue to Confound Vivisectors

Call to Action: UW-Madison head vivisector says caring people should not let Ned Kalin's experiments continue. At about 54:21 in the video, a UW-Madison faculty member asks university spokesperson Eric Sandgren, and I'm paraphrasing:...Show More Summary

Moral Schizophrenia–Again, and Again, and Again

Gavin Dingman, an 11-year old from Michigan, killed an albino deer. Many people are upset about this, with some even making death threats to Gavin. It is tragic sad when any healthy animal is killed for “sport” or any other purpose.Show More Summary

Maine State Agency Pushes Ideology, Not Biology, In Quest to Defend Reckless Bear Killing Practices

We don’t expect everyone to agree with us in our fight to pass Question 1 in Maine to stop the cruel and unsporting practices of bear baiting, hounding and trapping. But we do expect a fair election and a government...        Related...Show More Summary

Ebola and Animals – at Home and West Africa

Bentley waits patiently for the ball from one of his caretakers while in quarantine. Photo by Dr. Catherine McManus, Dallas Animal Services It was heartening to learn that Bentley, the dog of Dallas nurse Nina Pham, has tested negative...Show More Summary

A Tale of Two Attorneys General

We rely on all sorts of law enforcement personnel to defend against legal challenges and ensure that a new law is properly enforced. But often a key second-half player is the state’s chief law enforcement officer—the attorney general.      ...Show More Summary

Another Rescue in Tennessee: 50 Dogs Freed From Suspected Dogfighting Operation

As the sun came up over Kodak, Tennessee, yesterday morning, our HSUS Animal Rescue Team drove with U.S. Marshals and the Sevier County's Special Operations Response Team down a long, rural road. As they approached the house at the end...       ...Show More Summary

Newspapers Urge YES on Maine's Question 1 to Protect Bears

When politicians are unresponsive to the public, it’s time for the public to weigh in. Mainers can do that in two weeks—and can end cruel and unsporting bear baiting, hounding, and trapping—by voting “YES” on Question 1.       Related...Show More Summary

An Epidemic of Unprovoked Human Attacks on Wolves

If you want to understand why The HSUS and HSLF are working so hard to prevent the trophy hunting, commercial trapping, and hounding of wolves in Michigan, look no farther than the other states in the Great Lakes region and...       ...Show More Summary

Who Should Shoulder the Financial Burden when Animals are Abused?

Cost of animal care laws are a sensible solution for the animals, as well as taxpayers and the broader animal welfare infrastructure.       Related Stories Missouri’s Right-to-Harm Amendment Are Your Lawmakers Making the Grade? Deer at the County Fair? Missouri Vote Keeps the Wild in Wildlife  

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