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Latest Press Releases
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Thursday, May 19, 2016
The ASPCA today commends the members of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee for approving an anti-horse slaughter amendment to its fiscal year 2017 Agriculture Appropriations bill. The Udall-Kirk Amendment, introduced by Sens. Tom Udall (D-NM) and Mark Kirk (R-IL), and cosponsored by Sens. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Chris Coons (D-DE), and Jack Reed (D-RI) was passed in the full committee by a bipartisan vote and will continue a ban on the gruesome horse slaughter industry on U.S. soil by preventing the USDA from using taxpayer dollars to conduct horse slaughter inspections, which is a requirement for slaughterhouses to operate.
Thursday, May 19, 2016
The ASPCA commends the Maryland General Assembly and Gov. Larry Hogan for enacting four humane measures during the 2016 legislative session, including two critical bills earlier today to ban the possession of dog fighting implements and prevent Maryland pet stores from selling dogs from some of the worst puppy mills across the nation.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
The ASPCA applauds Michigan lawmakers and Gov. Rick Snyder for enacting H.B. 4478 to help Michigan’s families and companion animals by giving judges the legal authority to include pets in protective orders for victims of domestic violence. Gov. Snyder held a bill signing ceremony yesterday, and the new law takes effect immediately.
Thursday, May 12, 2016
The Joplin Humane Society and ASPCA will hold an adoption event and free microchip clinic on Saturday, May 21, in Parr Hill Park to coincide with the five-year anniversary of the 2011 Joplin tornado. The event—called “Paws in the Park”—is part of Joplin Proud, four days of events to recognize the progress made since the disaster hit and decimated a third of the community.
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
The ASPCA is commending Mayor Bill de Blasio for allocating a total of $10 million over the next two years to fund the establishment of two new city animal shelters.