Archived Action eAlerts

Thursday, September 7, 2017
Dear Humanitarian, The US House of Representatives is working on a massive spending package (a so-called “minibus”) to continue funding government agencies. Of the many amendments proposed to the...
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Dear Humanitarian, Vermont trappers are seeking to expand opportunities for otter trapping, and we need your help to stop them! The state Fish & Wildlife Board has already voted twice in favor of...
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Dear Humanitarian, Your US representative and senators are now back home. This is a perfect time to visit them at their district offices or at any public events they may hold. If meeting with them in...
Friday, July 21, 2017
Dear Humanitarian, Every year the US Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services program spends millions of taxpayer dollars on lethal predator control. A portion of the program’s substantial...
Monday, July 17, 2017
Dear Humanitarian, On July 12, the House Appropriations Committee dealt a devastating blow to horses with the narrow defeat of an amendment to the US Department of Agriculture FY18 funding bill that...
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Dear Humanitarian, For 146 years, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus exploited animals in its traveling show. Now that Ringling has shut down, the exotic animals who were hauled around the...
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Dear New York City Humanitarian, Great news on the New York City bill banning the use of performing animals in circuses: it now has enough support on the city council to pass. The only remaining...
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Dear Humanitarian in Arlington, Unlike most surrounding jurisdictions, Arlington County does not regulate the keeping of wild and exotic animals other than pigs and poisonous snakes. Recognizing that...
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Dear Humanitarian, In September of last year, the US Fish and Wildlife Service made an announcement concerning the future of the red wolf recovery program in eastern North Carolina that called for...
Thursday, May 25, 2017
Dear Humanitarian, The USDA is (once again) stalling the implementation of a rule that would improve the lives of 50 million organically raised animals. Worse yet, it is considering eliminating the...