19 July 2010 ~ 32 Comments

Op Ed in the Dayton Daily News on the landmark animal rights agreement in Ohio

Here’s an interesting take from Paul Leonard at the Dayton Daily News on the landmark animal rights agreement struck between the Humane Society, Ohio Humane, and Governor Strickland. Congrats again to all who supported this initiative. It’s a great victory, and a big step forward, for animal rights in Ohio.

Recently, Strickland reached an agreement with [...]

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05 October 2009 ~ 21 Comments

Michigan Agricultural groups reach compromise on humane farming practices, Ohio leaders won’t even talk

Since the Prop 2 win in California last year, there has been a lot of momentum behind providing basic standards for farm animals. Just a couple days ago the Michigan House of Representatives passed a bill to phase out the use of veal crates, gestation crates, and battery cages, that Gov. Granholm is expected [...]

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15 January 2009 ~ 285 Comments

Humane Society’s Change Agenda for Animals

I want to pass along this blog post from my friend Mike Markarian over at the Humane Society Legislative Action Fund. The Obama administration presents a huge opportunity for animal advocates to make progress on building a real legislative agenda both for our pets and animals raised for food. The Prop 2 victory [...]

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21 October 2008 ~ 1 Comment

Animal Lovers: Knollenberg Must Go!

Mike Markarian, a friend of mine and President of the Humane Society Legislative Fund, has a post up on his blog, Animals & Politics about one of animal welfare advocates’ worst enemies – Republican Congressman Joe Knollenberg in Michigan’s 9th District.

Surveying the national landscape on animal protection policies, HSLF has determined that Joe Knollenberg [...]

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21 September 2008 ~ 259 Comments

Wayne Pacelle Talks with Ellen on Friday’s Show — Yes on Prop 2.

Ellen DeGeneres will host Humane Society of the United States CEO Wayne Pacelle to talk about California’s Prop 2 Prevention of Farm Animal Cruelty Act. HSUS has really put it on the line to pass Prop 2. Here is the link to the Ellen Show website.
Donate to help pass Prop 2 here

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12 September 2008 ~ 7 Comments

Factory Farms Dump Millions Against California’s Prop 2. Markarian Sounds Alarm.

Michael Markarian’s California Schemin’ Post over at Huffington sounds the alarm on the millions of dollars bundled by factory farms to oppose common sense and humane treatment of farm animals. Link to entire post here.
YES ON PROP 2.
If you have friends who can vote in California or you care about the humane [...]

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08 September 2008 ~ 256 Comments

GZA of Wu-Tang Gives Props to Prop 2. Don’t Mess With the Chickens.

GZA of Wu-Tang does a Yes on Prop. 2 video. If you know a Californian who can vote, someone who cares about animals, hip-hop or both — then send them this link and a note!
Watch it here.

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