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Presenting Humane PA’s 2016 State Primary Endorsements!

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 […]

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Spring into Action

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 […]

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Concerned Citizens Think Globally, Act Locally

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 […]

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A Look Back at 2015 – Political Progress for Animals

2015 has been a year of ups and downs  for  passing animal bills in Pennsylvania! It’s been a year of growth, record-breaking engagement, local ordinance victories, and frustration as the budget fight drags on, also dragging down the ability to pass animal bills.  The 2015/16 session saw a record number of pro-animal bills introduced and we […]

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