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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 well done! Together, we showed what participating in public policy advocacy can accomplish – and made Pennsylvania history with the passage of HB 1238, which […]

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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 beautiful white pigeon – a bird rescued from a shoot held many years ago at the Philadelphia Gun Club in Bensalem.  The rescue  lives indelibly in my […]

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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 a chance to make a difference in this off year election. On Tuesday, November 4, Pennsylvanians can cast votes for offices which can have a […]

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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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