ATTEMPTS TO SUPPRESS FREE SPEECH ABOUT FARM ANIMALSCLICK HERE A bill introduced early in the legislative session seeks to hold a person liable for voicing concerns about the safety of food from animals raised on factory farms. The language in this bill is similar to an existing law in Texas that resulted in Oprah Winfrey being sued for speaking out about Mad Cow disease.
CRUEL DOG BUNCHERS HOPEFULLY A THING OF THE PASTCLICK HERE The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has recently announced that it will no longer fund research on dogs procured from pounds, breeders, and other so-called random sources. The move is in response to a National Academy of Sciences Report.
GAINS FOR HORSESCLICK HERE Europeans suspend importation of horse meat from Mexico. The European Commission has placed a moratorium on the import of horse meat from Mexico due to health concerns.
PROHIBITION ON HORSE SLAUGHTER IN U.S. EXTENDEDCLICK HERE Congress has once again denied the funds to conduct federal inspections of horse slaughter facilities thereby preventing horse slaughter plants from operating in the U.S. in 2015.
ACTION ALERT! USDA Announced It Will Ignore Minor Violations At Puppy MillsCLICK HERE>> Contact Secretary Tom Vilsack and ask that the USDA enforce the Animal Welfare Act. Click above to view the entire Action Alert for more information.
Iowa Watch.org reports on serious Animal Welfare Act violations that do not result in quick removal of dogs from breedin
“FACE OF THE ALLIANCE” WINNER!CLICK HERE Congratulations to HOPE Canney who is the "Face of the Alliance" for 2015. She is featured on the cover and Miss January in our 2015 calendar. To order your “Faces of the Alliance” calendar, click on the link above. The calendar features the 12 top winners in the contest.
FUNDRAISING EVENT PICTURESCLICK HERE View pictures from our two major fundraisers—“Open Your Heart” and “Mardi Growl” 2014, and Pool Paws 2013! Scroll down past all the Event listings to view pictures.
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