Press Releases

Congress Moves to Restore Ban on Animal Crush Videos

Wednesday, June 23, 2010
UPDATE: On June 23, 2010 the House Judiciary Committee unanimously approved H.R. 5566, Prevention of Interstate Commerce in Animal Crush Videos Act of 2010. The bill now moves to the floor for consideration by the...

U.S. Navy Sued to Protect Critically Endangered Whales

Thursday, January 28, 2010
Atlanta, GA -- The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI), has filed suit against the U.S. Navy over its plans to build a $100 million Undersea Warfare Training Range (USWTR) 50 miles east of the Jacksonville, Florida...

Bills Target Animal Dealers With “Sordid History”

Friday, October 23, 2009
Washington, D.C. -- Determined to provide better safeguards against companion animals being used in experiments Sen. Daniel Akaka (D-HI) and Rep. Mike Doyle (D-PA) reintroduced the Pet Safety and Protection Act (S. 1834/H.R. 3907) to...