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The Blog We Didn’t Want to Write

This is a blog we hoped we would not be writing. Last legislative session, after decades of lobbying and thousands of letters and calls from constituents, cruel live pigeon shoots should have been conclusively brought to an end. We were so close that we could picture the end of this cruelty. The bill to end […]

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Wishing this was an April Fool’s Joke

We wish this blog was an April Fool’s joke, but, unfortunately, one of Pennsylvania’s strongest voices for animals – Amy Worden of the Philadelphia Inquirer/Philly Dawg Blog – is bidding farewell.  In her last blog written for the Philly Dawg, and gratefully reblogged with her permission, Amy says goodbye.  All of us at Humane PA […]

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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 2014: 88.5% of Humane PA’s endorsed candidates were elected into state office in November’s election! […]

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The Bogeyman Bill

Blog by Humane PA President, Elissa Katz Imagine an activity that is so cruel and senseless that it has been widely condemned in newspaper editorials in every major region of our state – an activity that is considered so deplorable that it is opposed by an overwhelming majority of Pennsylvania residents, many of whom were shocked […]

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