We are especially fortunate this year to obtain the services of one of the most powerful lobbying firms in the state for the coming legislative session. While we are excited that we have assembled such an impressive lobbying team, such services are expensive. We are therefore asking f
Please show your appreciation to one or more of the Missouri legislators who defended the animals during the 2016 legislative session! Thanks to the efforts of a handful of lawmakers, our animal welfare laws were preserved this year in the Missouri General Assembly. In the midst
2016 MISSOURI LEGISLATIVE SESSION IS OVER ANIMALS VICTORIOUS!This year we witnessed another all out war on animals in Jefferson City with an onslaught of over 30 destructive bills that attempted to repeal or seriously weaken our state laws protecting animals from abuse and neglect.
PLEASE CONTACT YOUR STATE SENATOR Ask Your State Senator to Oppose HB 1414 and SB 928 by Voting NOYou can find your State Senator athttp://www.senate.mo.gov/LegisLookup/default.aspxHB 1414 & SB 928 -Eliminates Sunshine Law on Animal Health and Environmental Issues These bills woul
Dr. Gipson Ousted from USDAYour letters, e-mails and phone calls are truly making a difference!Due almost solely to the efforts of the Alliance and our supporters, Chester Gipson, USDA’s Deputy Administrator for Animal Care, the person responsible for the enforcement of the Anim
The following list of donors includes donations received from September 1, 2014 through August 31, 2015. We apologize for any errors or omissions. Please call 314.361.3944 to make correctionsGifts in Honor of….Diann Valenti by Liz Rudder, Joann Stephan, AnonymousNancy Grove by Liz
The Missouri Ethics Commission (MEC) has disciplined The Alliance for Truth, a campaign committee that fought against the passage of Prop B, the puppy mill ballot initiative. The MEC additionally disciplined the treasurer of The Alliance for Truth, Mark Patterson, and imposed fees aga
October 10, 2014 – A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by 6 states, including Missouri, which sought to overturn California rules requiring more space for egg-laying hens. CLICK HERE to read more.
The FBI has announced that the Bureau will now start tracking incidences of animal abuse. A crime against an animal will now be recorded in an individual category and not simply be itemized as a miscellaneous crime. CLICK HERE to read more.
The captive deer legislation (SB 506) was brought up during the veto session to try and override Governor Nixon’s veto. CLICK HERE to review the recorded vote of each Senator and Representative. Please note that a NO vote was cast to support the Governor’s veto and prote
Missouri’s Right to Farm Constitutional Amendment survives recount as reported by the Secretary of State’s office. CLICK HERE to read more.View the county-by-county results of the recount as they come in. The Secretary of State has set up a special webpage for this recou
In a disappointing development, Ed Sayres, who has served as president of the ASPCA from 2003 until last year, is now going to be representing puppy mills and their interests nationwide. READ MORE: http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/pets/Pet-industry-group-names-ex-ASPCA-president-as
Updated August 7, 2014 – Mayor Francis Slay takes credit for holding down the opposing vote in the City of St. Louis to help pass the Right to Farm Amendment to the Missouri constitution in Tuesday’s primary election. READ MORE>> Post Dispatch: Mayor Slay’s su
Posted May 29, 2014 – Several Missouri legislators were willing to stand up for animal welfare and stop detrimental legislation this year. Please review our list of these courageous legislators and let them know how much you appreciate their efforts to do the right thing. CLIC