The animals of Pennsylvania – and the people who love them – have lost a champion. Tom Hickey Sr., who served for eight years as a member of the Governor’s ...
We, at Humane PA have had the pleasure of watching Melissa Cohen grow from a shy teenage animal lover into a seasoned citizen lobbyist, a young voter hungry to know the issues and work hard to get better laws for animals. Melissa is currently a student at Bucks County Community College and is aiming to […]
Humane PA is pleased to present its recommendations for Pennsylvania state offices in the upcoming Primary on Tuesday, April 26th: Humane PA 2016 Endorsements In a recent statewide poll, 86 percent of Pennsylvania voters polled support their legislator’s efforts to ensure humane treatment of animals. Our aim is to make sure that Pennsylvania voters who […]
March comes in like a lion and leaves like a lamb, the saying goes. Spring has (almost!) arrived, reminding us again of the ever-changing political landscape. Just this session, a record 36 animal related bills were introduced in the Pennsylvania State Assembly. Thankfully, the 2015/16 session started strong when the Animal Fighting Paraphernalia bill passed and was […]
Guest Blog by Christin Bummer Sweeping legislative changes are often initiated at the federal level. Others seem to gain traction when introduced at the state level. And some of the strongest movements have begun in a small town or in someone’s own back yard, gaining momentum neighbor by neighbor. Asking an entire country or even […]