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Getting to Know You

We’d like to learn a little bit about the voting habits of all of our members, supporters and animal advocates in Pennsylvania! Please take the following anonymous survey so that we can get to know you. Our goal is to … Continue reading

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Have You Ever Considered Running for Office?

Guest blog by Senator Roy Afflerbach, Ret. On January 15th I wrote about the value of a local municipal office as a public platform from which to advocate. I also noted that many municipal offices go uncontested and therefore offer unique … 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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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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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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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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Are you in?

It is National Volunteer Week, and Humane PA — and Pennsylvania’s animals — are so grateful for our amazing, dedicated volunteers ! We are especially inspired by the volunteers of Humane PA.  As an entirely volunteer-run humane political action committee … Continue reading

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Pursuing Your Passion – Cheryl Caldwell’s Story

Humane PA is grateful for the talents and dedication of our volunteers who give so much of themselves to help strengthen the ability of the humane vote to elect humane legislators, who will in turn advocate and support anti-cruelty legislation.  The backbone of Humane … Continue reading

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Investing at the Ground Floor

Guest Blog by Roy Afflerbach Ever wish you could get in on the ground floor of an investment…and that you could do so by investing your free time instead of your money? That opportunity is here!  The most effective way … Continue reading

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