Tag Archives: anti-cruelty bills

Are You an Action Hero For Animals?

Here’s some great news: many anti-cruelty bills are pending in the Pennsylvania legislature right now, and many more are being circulated with co-sponsorship memos. There is a real potential to positively impact on the lives of animals through public policy – just one anti-cruelty bill can spare scores of animals from suffering. But in order […]

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Tis the Season…

Blog by Senator Roy Afflerbach, Ret. As we enter the holiday season there is no better time than this to make friends with public officials in preparation for their support of humane legislation in the new year.  Local municipal elections concluded in November and state and congressional legislative candidates are preparing for elections next year. […]

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One Thing You Still Need to do Before Summer is Over

Summertime is upon us! Time for vacations, picnics, BBQs and weekends escaping the heat at a pool. But politics? Yes – summertime can be a great time for advocating for better laws for animals too! The Pennsylvania state legislature is in recess, which means our lawmakers are back home in their neighborhoods, nearer to you […]

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A Fintastic Vote

Imagine if a new luxurious dish had dog paws as its signature ingredient. What if we started catching dogs, lopping off their paws, and letting them die slowly, all so we could enjoy the status of eating them? Horrific, right? Now imagine for a moment that I told you that this does happen—not to dogs—but […]

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