Tag Archives: animal cruelty

The Bogeyman Bill

Blog by Humane PA President, Elissa Katz Imagine an activity that is so cruel and senseless that it has been widely condemned in newspaper editorials in every major region of our state – an activity that is considered so deplorable that it is opposed by an overwhelming majority of Pennsylvania residents, many of whom were shocked […]

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The Race For Pennsylvania Governor-Four Candidates Take a Stand Against Animal Cruelty

Election season is underway and over half of Pennsylvania’s gubernatorial candidates have issued position statements on animals! With your help, Humane PA has put animals on the radar screen of a whole new group of politicians. The four candidates who have posted position statements on animals so far are: Rob McCord, John Hanger, Tom Wolf and Allyson Schwartz. * […]

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Making Animal Protection a Political Priority

Guest blog by Paul Shapiro In 1965, after a decade of landmark advancements—from Brown v. Board to the March on Washington to the Civil Rights Act—the American civil rights movement was at a crossroads. Having achieved progress few would’ve thought possible just 10 years prior, the movement was faced with the painful reality that, for […]

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Act Globally – Vote Locally

Guest blog by Senator Roy Afflerbach, Ret. Advocates for the compassionate treatment of animals have a very important day on Tuesday, November 3rd. This is the day on which voters will choose their local officials for posts ranging from school directors to judges, for terms ranging from two to ten years. Local government is the epicenter for […]

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