Tag Archives: Pennsylvania politics

The Building Blocks of Passing an Anti-Cruelty Bill

By Elissa Katz, President, Humane PA PAC A house doesn’t get built overnight – and neither does a law! Passing an animal protection bill is often a very slow process – certainly slower than many of us who care about animals would like. Similar to building a house, it requires a solid foundation which can support […]

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One Issue Can Bring America Together!

Eliminating cruelty to animals is a political issue – but not a political party one! That is, Republican, Democrat or Independent, conservative, liberal or moderate – the one principle that all have in common is that cruelty to animals is not tolerable and must be ended. Truly, this is a nonpartisan issue, and it is […]

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Humane Leaders Tell it Like it is!

Blog by Elissa Katz, President, Humane PA PAC If you believe getting to know and contacting your legislators is a waste of time, you are wrong!  That point was highlighted by a stellar panel of seasoned legislators and insiders at the Animal Advocacy Through Legislation panel on July 26, 2016, while they talked with a packed room […]

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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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