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The 2018 Humane Scorecard is here!

The 2018 Humane Scorecard covers the second session of the 115th Congress where we fended off some serious attacks but also achieved significant victories for animals. Take a look and see how your legislators performed! [image credit: iStock]

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Help pass a national animal cruelty law

The Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture Act (PACT Act), H.R.724, will make it a federal crime to commit malicious cruelty to an animal on federal property or in interstate commerce. Act now to finally make animal cruelty a federal crime! [image credit: AwaylGl, iStock.com]

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Say no to the shark fin trade!

Shark populations are in crisis due to the global trade in shark fins. Every year, fins from as many as 73 million sharks are traded throughout the world to satisfy the hunger for shark fin soup. The Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act, H.R. 737, will help reduce this trade and save these animals from a devastating fate [image credit: Vanessa Mignon]

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Your generous gift will allow us to fight to protect all the important gains we've made over the years as well as continue our work to advocate for legislation taking on domestic violence against pets, horse slaughter and horse soring, animal testing for cosmetics, shark finning, the dangerous exotic pet trade and dog meat trade, and other cruelties. [image credit: Shaun Lowe/iStock]

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The Big Cat Public Safety Act will strengthen existing laws to prohibit possession of big cats by individuals who do not have USDA licenses and will ban public contact activities.

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