Monthly Archives: April 2013

Dinniman and Philly Dawg talk animal issues on PCN

Amy Worden writes the Philly Dawg blog for The Philadelphia Inquirer. With her permission we are reposting her blog here about PCN dedicating a call-in show to the topic of animal welfare! Congratulations to Amy Worden and Senator Andy Dinniman!        Dinniman and … Continue reading

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The Importance of Animal PACs – an Insider’s View

Guest blog by Alexis Fox, Massachusetts Voters for Animals Thank you, Humane PA, for unleashing voter power to build a compassionate world!  I believe that there will be a day when we can applaud a legal system that stands firmly between animals … Continue reading

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The Pennsylvania Boar Wars – confused?

Following a single bill through the legislative process  in Pennsylvania can be confusing to say the least;  but to have two identical bills move through both the House and Senate at the same time, and then be taken on and … Continue reading

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Are Ag-Gag Bills Coming to Pennsylvania?

Congratulations to Humane PA Western Coordinator, Christin Bummer, for the publication of the opinion piece she co-authored in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette about Ag-Gag (anti-whistleblower) bills which are cropping up across the country, including Pennsylvania (HB 683).  Thankfully, there have been … Continue reading

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Politics and Animals – The Missing Link

Blog by Humane PA President – Elissa Katz    When we think about animal protection, welfare and rights, and the best way to help animals, our minds often immediately focus on rescue, foster, spay/neuter, humane education and other direct actions that … Continue reading

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