Breaking! Bill To Ban The Possession Of Wildlife “Trophies” Into California Passes Assembly Committee With 8-3 Vote & Is One Step Closer To Becoming Law

Today, Senate Bill 1175 passed the California Assembly Committee on Water, Parks, and Wildlife by a vote of 8-3. The bill will cut off imports of any wildlife into the state that could spread zoonotic disease like COVID-19 or that are invasive…

U.S. House Of Representatives Passes Amendment Increasing Funding By $1.5 Million For The Protection Of Critically Endangered North Atlantic Right Whales

Yesterday, the United States House of Representatives approved an amendment to the fiscal year 2021 Commerce, Justice, and Science appropriations bill, increasing funding for monitoring and researching the critically endangered North Atlantic right whale by $ 1.5 million. The additional funds…

Breaking! New York State Senate Passes Bill Banning The Sale Of Dogs, Cats, & Rabbits In Retail Pet Stores; Bill Now Moves To The Assembly For Vote

The sale of dogs, cats, and rabbits in retail pet stores is one step closer to being banned in New York State. On Tuesday, the New York State Senate passed Bill SB4234, which prohibits the sale of dogs, cats, and rabbits by…

Breaking! Major Victory As Scotland Passes New Legislation Banning The Shooting Of Seals By The Fisheries Industry

Scotland has just banned the shooting of seals by the fisheries industry in a move that the Humane Society International/UK calls “critically important for seal welfare in British waters.” Tragically, large numbers of seals are shot in Scotland every year in the…