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Heroic Pigeons

By Elissa Katz, President, Humane PA PAC During World War I, a pigeon named Cher Ami flew for the US Army Signal Corp in France, and served on the front lines for many months. She is credited with single-handedly saving the lives of over 200 American soldiers by flying 25 miles and through a sky of […]

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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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Walter Brasch – Mourning a Voice Lost

A gifted writer. An unwavering voice for compassion. A strong and powerful advocate for the environment and the humane treatment of animals. Someone who never gave up. Ever. Big hearted. Caustic. A watchdog.  A passionate educator. That was Walter Brasch. A man who championed the underdog. A hard fighter for what is right. A critic of cowardice […]

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Give Up? Never!

Those of you who follow Humane PA PAC on Facebook or Twitter, or who receive our e-news, are aware of the deep conviction we have for bringing cruel live pigeon shoots to an end in Pennsylvania. Some of us have been lobbying for a bill to unequivocally ban live pigeon shoots for more than two decades. Constituents […]

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