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Priority State Actions

Virginia: End Funding for Animal Research Causing Pain or Distress to Dogs and Cats
State funds should not be used to fund scientific or medical research on animals, except for their benefit
Vermont: Alternative Animal Test Methods Requirement Proposed
Bill proposes ban on use of animals for safety testing by manufacturers and contract testing facilities
Indiana: Adoption of Retired Research Animals Proposed
Help give all animals used in research a chance to live in loving homes
Delaware: Adoption of Dogs and Cats Used in Research Bill Passes Senate; Needs Support for 2018
Contact your state Representative to ensure this bill continues to move forward.
Iowa: Adoption of Dogs and Cats Used in Research
Help give dogs and cats used in research a chance to live in loving homes
Maryland: Urge Legislators to Reintroduce Student Choice Legislation in 2018
Urge your legislators to vote "yes" on giving students the right of refusal for dissection
Hawaii: Student Choice Bills Still Under Consideration in Senate and House
Urge your legislators to vote "yes" on informed consent for students
Ask Your State Legislators to Sponsor a Humane Education Bill
Support the introduction of a student choice bill in your state in 2018
Massachusetts: Hearing to Be Held on Adoption of Dogs and Cats Used in Research
Let the Public Health Committee know that you support this bill
Support an End to Cosmetics Safety Testing on Animals in Your State
Urge your state legislators to introduce this humane bill
Adoption of Cats and Dogs Used in Research, Testing and Education
Ask your legislators to introduce a bill in your state
New York: State Ban Proposed on Sale of Cosmetics Tested on Animals
Help ensure that beauty does not come with a cruel price tag

 

State Actions

Tell All Your Legislators that You Care About Animals
Send an unambiguous message to your elected officials about your commitment to animals
End the Use of Nontherapeutic Antibiotics by Livestock Producers
The overuse of antibiotics is dangerous to animal welfare and human health
Stop the Cruel Sale and Trade of Shark Fins
Ask your state legislators to introduce legislation to protect endangered sharks
Nebraska: Protect Companion Animals from Exposure and Hazards in Parked Cars
Give rescuers the right to remove a distressed animal in the owner's absence
Protect Companion Animals from Exposure and Hazards in Parked Cars
Give rescuers the right to remove a distressed animal in the owner's absence
New York: Informing Victims of Domestic Violence about Protective Orders and Resources
Victims of abuse need to know about resources to protect them and their companion animals
Michigan: Providing Emergency Housing for Victims of Domestic Abuse
Companion animals need protection and housing too
New York: Ban the Slaughter of Horses for Human Consumption
Help stop the sale of horse meat, which is inhumane and unfit for humans to eat
Minnesota: Prohibit the Use of Snares to Take Wild Animals
Support a ban on the use of snares throughout the year
Ban the Purchase and Sale of Ivory and Rhinoceros Horns in Your State
Ask Your Legislators to Introduce a Bill to End Elephant and Rhino Poaching
Vermont: Ban the Purchase and Sale of Ivory and Rhinoceros Horns
Support Legislation to End Elephant and Rhino Poaching
Nebraska: Ban the Purchase and Sale of Ivory and Rhinoceros Horns
Support Legislation to End Elephant and Rhino Poaching
Pennsylvania: Ban the Purchase and Sale of Ivory and Rhinoceros Horns
Support Legislation to End Elephant and Rhino Poaching
Massachusetts: Ban the Purchase and Sale of Ivory and Rhinoceros Horns
Support Legislation to End Elephant and Rhino Poaching
Stop the Sale of Dogs and Cats Bred in Puppy/Kitten Mills
Support legislation to prohibit pet store sales
Georgia: Retail Pet Store Purchase Protection Act Proposed
Oppose legislation that prohibits local governments from banning the sale of cats and dogs in pet stores
Massachusetts: Banning the Sale of Cats and Dogs in Commercial Pet Shops
Help end the sale of cats and dogs from large-scale commercial breeders
Massachusetts: Animal Abuse Registry Act Proposed
Take Action to Help Keep Animals Out of the Hands of Convicted Animal Abusers
Vermont: Provide Egg-Laying Hens with Humane Living Space
Help end the cruel confinement of egg producing chickens
New York: Humane Farming Initiatives Proposed
Help end confinement farming practices in the state
Illinois: Support the Appointment of an Animal Advocate in Criminal Cases
Allow the best interests of the animal to be represented in animal cruelty cases
Washington: Animal Abuse Registry Act Proposed
Take Action to Help Keep Animals Out of the Hands of Convicted Animal Abusers
Help Pass an Animal Abuser Registry Act in Your State
Ask your legislators to introduce a bill in your state
New York: Animal Abuser Registration Act Proposed
Take Action to Help Keep Animals Out of the Hands of Convicted Animal Abusers
New York: Ban Vivisection in College Classrooms
Contact your state Assemblyperson to support passage of this bill!