Archived Action eAlerts

Friday, October 31, 2014
Dear Humanitarian, "Enforcement delayed is enforcement denied." So wrote USDA-APHIS Administrator Kevin Shea just last month, publicly claiming that USDA has improved its enforcement of the Animal...
Monday, October 20, 2014
Dear Humanitarian, Shouldn’t pregnant pigs in New Jersey at least have enough space to fully extend their limbs, turn around freely, stand up, and lie down? We think so. In fact, we think a law like...
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
WE ARE CLOSE TO MAKING OHIO THE 28TH STATE TO PROTECT PETS AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIMS! Your help got the bill through the Senate unanimously! Final push in the House needed now! Dear Ohio...
Monday, September 8, 2014
Dear Humanitarian, Pregnant pigs are commonly confined to gestation crates that do not allow them to turn around or fully extend their limbs. Last year the New Jersey legislature voted to outlaw...
Friday, September 5, 2014
Dear Humanitarian, On May 13, AWI and co-plaintiffs won an important preliminary legal victory to protect red wolves in North Carolina. A federal court halted all coyote hunting (a huge threat to red...
Monday, August 4, 2014
Dear Humanitarian, Late last year, the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) filed an emergency petition to list the pygmy three-toed sloth (Bradypus pygmaeus) as endangered under the US Endangered Species...
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Dear Humanitarian, The US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) has announced a six-month delay (until April 2015) in its decision whether to list the northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis) as...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Dear Humanitarian, The killing is relentless. As you read this urgent alert, another African elephant will be gunned down by poachers to feed the insatiable demand for ivory. In recent years, nearly...
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Dear Humanitarian, The Animal Welfare Institute continues to monitor the allegations of serious, longstanding violations of the Animal Welfare Act (AWA) at Santa Cruz Biotechnology (SCBT), a major...
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Dear Pennsylvania Humanitarian, As of today, the slaughter of dogs and cats for human consumption is not illegal in Pennsylvania. But it soon could be with passage of HB 1750, sponsored by State...