2017 – the Year of Libre Inspired Advances for Animals

2017 was a banner year for Pennsylvania’s animals – and for Pennsylvania’s community of dedicated animal advocates!  As we welcome in the New Year, please take time to congratulate yourselves on a job ...

Let’s End Live Pigeon Shoots – Now!

  I will never give up on passing a straight-forward bill to end live pigeon shoots in Pennsylvania.  My resolve to do so is unwavering due in large part to a ...

Local Elections and Animal Cruelty

Guest blog by Karel Minor While it seems like the focus in the effort to combat animal cruelty would be at the State legislative level, local elections give animal advocates ...


TOUCHDOWN! 10 Ways to Score a More Powerful Voice for Animals

Follow Humane PA! Starting off with a shameless plug, but seriously, the ...

PAC Fundraising: NOT a 4 Letter Word!

Blog by Humane PA President, Elissa Katz Humane PA prides itself on ...

Can You Spare Two Minutes?

Blog by Humane PA President, Elissa Katz I care deeply about the ...

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What Was the Missing Piece in Animal Protection?

By Elissa Katz, President, Humane PA PAC Animal protection is like a jigsaw puzzle: every piece is essential and must fit together to be complete – and to get the job done.   Rescue, foster, shelter, protests, humane education, advocacy, petitions; the animals are counting on each piece to do its’ part. Yet, all of those pieces, […]

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The Building Blocks of Passing an Anti-Cruelty Bill

By Elissa Katz, President, Humane PA PAC A house doesn’t get built overnight – and neither does a law! Passing an animal protection bill is often a very slow process – certainly slower than many of us who care about animals would like. Similar to building a house, it requires a solid foundation which can support […]

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One Issue Can Bring America Together!

Eliminating cruelty to animals is a political issue – but not a political party one! That is, Republican, Democrat or Independent, conservative, liberal or moderate – the one principle that all have in common is that cruelty to animals is not tolerable and must be ended. Truly, this is a nonpartisan issue, and it is […]

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Those of us who have been working for years to pass anti-cruelty legislation remember the frustrating years when legislators avoided issues relating to cruelty to animals and viewed folks who cared about these issues as a fringe group, outside of mainstream thinking and priorities. Well, those days are gone – thanks to all of you who […]

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