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HUMANE AWARDS

Congratulations to all the members of Congress who were honored at our Congressional Humane Awards, which celebrates the federal lawmakers who are working to make the world a better place for animals. [image credit: Bill Petros]

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USDA: Stop protecting animal abusers!

The USDA has removed all traces of animal welfare inspection reports from its website, looking to strip away transparency regulations for research facilities, puppy mills, horse training facilities, roadside zoos, and more. This MUST be stopped. [image credit: Shutterstock]

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Protect domestic violence victims and their pets

No one should have to choose between leaving an abuser and protecting a beloved pet. Yet far too many women are forced to make this very choice. Ask your legislators to co-sponsor the PAWS Act to help pets and domestic violence victims. [image credit: iStock photo]

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The Pet and Women Safety (PAWS) Act would amend the Violence Against Women Act to extend existing federal domestic violence protections to four-legged family members.

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