Author Archives: Humane PA

Announcing Humane PA’s 2014 Endorsements

Humane PA is pleased to present Humane PA’s 2014 candidate endorsements  for Pennsylvania state offices in the upcoming election on November 4th. In a recent statewide poll, 86 percent of Pennsylvania voters  support their legislator’s efforts to ensure the humane treatment of … Continue reading

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Take the HB 1750 Challenge!

By Dawn Heinbach, contributing blogger One thing is certain about the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: it is a complete success, generating over $100 million in donations for ALS nonprofit organizations and, more importantly, raising awareness about this devastating disease. The … Continue reading

Posted in Animal cruelty, Community outreach, Legislation, Pennsylvania legislation | Tagged

Who is Humane PA?

Blog by Humane PA President, Elissa Katz  Who is Humane PA?  In a word – YOU!  Regardless of age, race, socio-economic background, religion, political allegiance, or any of the other traits we use to define and distinguish ourselves, there is … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 Pennsylvania Election, Animal cruelty, Community outreach, Legislation, Pennsylvania Politics, Political Action Committees, Volunteers

Facebook Basics for Making a Difference

Contributing blogger Dawn Heinbach Those animal lovers who have been paying attention to the status of HB 1750 already know the importance of contacting their legislators to express their expectations of support. You make the calls when asked, send the … Continue reading

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Keith Mohler – an Unsung Hero

Amy Worden writes the Philly Dawg blog for The Philadelphia Inquirer. With her permission, we are reposting her moving tribute to an unsung hero in the animal community – Keith Mohler. Among the many memories we have of Keith and … Continue reading

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Lobbyist…not a four letter word!

Guest editorial by Sarah Speed Lobbying…in a time of government gridlock, it feels like the root of all evil doesn’t it? Imagine slick haired, shiny shoed salesmen stalking the halls of the legislature preying upon good intentions and campaign promises, vying … Continue reading

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What Animal Shelters can do to Influence Policy

Guest blog by  Joe Geiger Legitimate animal shelters do a great job when it comes to rescuing and caring for animals. But one of the most effective ways to protect animals is through policy. It is time for people who love … Continue reading

Posted in Animal shelters, Legislation, non profit lobbying


    Welcome to the website of Humane PA PAC, a Pennsylvania state political action committee dedicated to electing candidates who demonstrate an understanding and a willingness to work to amend Pennsylvania laws to eliminate animal cruelty within the Commonwealth.    

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