May 1, 2013 - House Agriculture Committees Pass Bills to Weaken Anti-Cruelty Statutes Please email or call your state senator and let him/her know you are opposed to any bill that weakens our current anti-cruelty statutes and strips authority away from animal control agencies and law
May 1, 2013 – The Office of Budget and Management recently posted the Fiscal Year 2014 Budget for the U. S. Department of Agriculture. The OMB is reporting that USDA is “requesting funding to enforce the Animal Welfare retail pet store rule, which closes a loophole of pets bein
Updated April 11, 2013 – Find out how your Missouri state legislators voted on pending animal welfare legislation. The Missouri Senate voted on an amendment to HJR 11 “to reject the attempt to deny ballot initiatives on animal welfare issues”. The amendment passed.
Posted April 8, 2013 – The Post-Dispatch editorial addresses HJR 11, the back-door repeal of Missouri’s puppy mill law, and its negative impact on future animal welfare issues. Please note, the editorial erroneously refers to the bill as HJR 17. The correct bill number i
Posted March 6, 2013 – REPRESENTATIVES RETALIATE AGAINST CRACK DOWN ON PUPPY MILLS The House overwhelmingly passed a resolution to amend the state constitution to prohibit future ballot initiatives on animal welfare issues. Mislabeled as “Right to Farm,” HJR 11 was
April 4, 2013 ACTION ALERT – WE NEED YOUR URGENT HELP TO PROTECT ANIMALS! TELL YOUR STATE SENATOR: KILL HJR 11 We desperately need your help to stop animal cruelty in Missouri PLEASE CONTACT YOUR SENATOR AND ASK HIM/HER TO DEFEAT HJR 11 CLICK HERE TO FIND YOUR STATE SENATOR Please t