Archived Action eAlerts

Thursday, March 12, 2015
Dear Humanitarian in New Jersey, A bill (S2492) that threatens beavers and other wildlife by removing a limit on the issuance of beaver trapping permits is expected to come up for a vote before the...
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Dear Humanitarian, In 2014, California Assemblymember Richard Bloom introduced AB2140, the Orca Welfare and Safety Act. This bill would ban the public display of orcas for entertainment purposes and...
Friday, February 6, 2015
Dear Humanitarian, Late last month, we wrote to you about the shocking New York Times exposé that detailed horrific examples of animal abuse at the US Meat Animal Research Center (MARC)—a government...
Monday, January 26, 2015
Dear Humanitarian, In the midst of a war against predators like wolves, grizzly bears, and coyotes, the National Park Service (NPS) has announced a proposed rule to place a permanent ban on certain...
Thursday, January 22, 2015
USDA is circling the wagons: Under intense questioning from members of the US House agriculture appropriations subcommittee, USDA officials downplayed the seriousness of the animal cruelty...
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Dear Humanitarian, Last November, after winning an injunction against both day and night hunting of coyotes in the five-county Red Wolf Recovery Area in North Carolina, AWI, Defenders of Wildlife,...
Friday, November 21, 2014
Dear Humanitarian, By now you know that there is a battle raging in your state between animal advocates and agribusiness giants. The focus is whether or not pregnant pigs should be given enough room...
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Dear Ohio Humanitarian, As you may recall, the Ohio Senate unanimously approved SB 177 on June 3. This bill safeguards Ohio families by allowing for the inclusion of companion animals in protection...
Monday, November 3, 2014
Dear Humanitarian, Please help the smooth dogfish keep its fins! On August 7, 2014, NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) proposed a rule to implement Amendment 9 to the 2006 Consolidated...
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...