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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 7, Pennsylvanians can cast votes for offices which can have a […]

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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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