Archived Action eAlerts

Friday, March 13, 2015
Dear Humanitarian, Did you hear the news? We have a chance to introduce sustainability principles into the 2015 US dietary guidelines. This means, for the first time ever, the guidelines could...
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...
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...
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...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Dear Pennsylvania Humanitarian, The slaughter of dogs and cats for human consumption is legal in Pennsylvania. However, we hope it will be banned—and soon it could be—if HB 1750, sponsored by...
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...