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Every year, more than100,000 American horses are horrifically slaughtered for human consumption. But we can put a stop to this brutality. Contact Congress today to urge the passage of the SAFE Act. [image credit: The HSUS]

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See who's leading the pack on animal issues in Congress. Here are the recipients of the 2014 Humane Awards! [image credit: Bill Petros]

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Animal suffering can feel overwhelming. How can we change the institutional cruelties that so often befall our pets, farm animals, and wildlife? If compassion leads us to want to protect animals, then good sense leads us straight to Congress to do that. We know the best way is to lobby our leaders for kindness, and wipe cruelty off the books. Please make a gift today to charge up these efforts. Because love's power knows no bounds, and together, neither will we. [image credit: Lara Koch]

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HSLF exists for the sole purpose of using the channels of influence and power to improve legal protections for animals. Sometimes this means cheering on our pro-animal friends in Congress, and sometimes it means holding others accountable when they're on the wrong side of compassion and kindness. Either way, we want you with us. Become a member today, and receive our quarterly publication as well as the animals' thanks! [image credit: hehaden]

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Election outcome: Voters approved Prop 415 to help fund one Arizona county's facility to shelter homeless pets and reduce euthanasia.

Election outcome: Florida's Amendment 1 to protect critical wildlife habitat passed handily last week.

Congress is considering a bill that would crack down on the cruel practice of "soring"--intentionally burning and wounding a show horse's feet and legs just to win ribbons.