Category Archives: Pennsylvania Politics

Be Part of the Solution!

Guest blog by Senator Roy Afflerbach, Ret. Odd-numbered years offer a unique opportunity to Pennsylvania animal advocates who wish to obtain an official platform from which to advocate. Odd numbered years mean municipal elections. Counties cities, boroughs, and townships will … Continue reading

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New Chief Justice has Soft Spot for Animals

Amy Worden writes the Philly Dawg blog for The Philadelphia Inquirer. With her permission, we are reposting her excellent article New chief justice has soft spot for animals. Supreme Court Justice Thomas G. Saylor takes the oath of office later … Continue reading

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A Look Back at 2014

What a year 2014 has been for increasing the visibility and clout of the political voice for animals in Pennsylvania! It’s been a year of growth, record-breaking engagement, elections, victories, and a heartbreaking defeat. Here’s a snapshot review of accomplishments and setbacks in … Continue reading

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Top 10 Blogs of 2014

The Humane PA blog is intended to educate, inspire, train, engage and sometimes entertain Pennsylvanians who care about animals, and our readers sure are a diverse group! Some members appreciate tips on effectively using their time to make a difference … Continue reading

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Good Things Come To Those Who Wait – So Long As They Outwork The Devils While They Wait

Guest blog by Senator Roy Afflerbach, Ret. Thanks to patient, steadfast, relentless repetition and perseverance by animal advocates during the 2013/14 Pennsylvania legislative session, more than two-dozen bills favorable to animals were introduced. One of the strongest bills passed this session provides for … Continue reading

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Top 5 Ways to Give Animals a Voice at the Polls

Election Day presents great opportunities to give animals a voice in Harrisburg, and give visibility to the growing bloc of people for whom the treatment of animals is an important election issue.  Candidates work the polls all day and are … Continue reading

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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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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

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Humane PA’s 2014 Candidate Survey Launched

Humane PA, Pennsylvania’s Political Voice for Animals, is committed to passing stronger anti-cruelty laws in Pennsylvania and the way we approach this important task is to is to make sure that we elect humane leaders.  The Humane PA 2014 Candidate … Continue reading

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Talk the Vote!

Blog by Humane PA President, Elissa Katz May 20 is Primary Day, and as important as it is to get out and vote, it is just as important to get out and talk! Primary Day presents a wonderful opportunity to … Continue reading

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