Update June 14, 2013: H.B. 2783 easily passed the Oregon state senate and has now been signed into law by Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber! [Read more…]
Animal Law Coalition has a new website! The site’s resources and information about pending animal bills remains intact, and the look and feel has been updated. On its peak month, Animal Law Coalition had more than 99,000 visitors to the site. The original site simply could not handle this level of traffic. We are pleased to know that so many people use Animal Law Coalition as a trusted resource to help them in their animal advocacy work.
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U.S. Rep. Jim Moran (D-VA) has introduced once again his resolution opposing the use of gas chambers to kill shelter animals, H. Res. 208. [Read more…]
The Senate sponsor of the Safeguard American Food Exports Act (SAFE Act), S.B. 541, Sen. Mary Landrieu (D–LA) has said the bill “will pass this year”. The SAFE Act is the latest effort in Congress to ban horse slaughter for human consumption. [Read more…]