Publicity added much spin & gloss to what was already a positive record CARMEL, California––Doris Day, 97, died from pneumonia on May 13, 2019. Day was remembered worldwide as a singer who recorded more than 650 songs between 1939 and 1967; an actress who starred in more than 40 films between 1947 and 1968, […]
HSUS election picks are too few to stop the Trump juggernaut
Humane Society Legislative Fund fails to endorse enough Democratic challengers to slow anti-animal Republican momentum in the U.S. House & Senate WASHINGTON D.C.––If voters who care about animals follow the recommendations of the Humane Society Legislative Fund arm of the Humane Society of the U.S. at the polls on election day, November 6, 2018, […]
How will the HSUS board respond to Wayne Pacelle’s shadow?
Will Groundhog Day bring HSUS a change of climate? WASHINGTON D.C.––Groundhog Day, February 2, 2018, is likely to see the Humane Society of the U.S. striving to rid itself of the shadow left by thirteen-year president Wayne Pacelle. Pacelle is not expected to remain in office––or at least not for long––after a February 1 board […]
HSUS president Wayne Pacelle: more comes out
New allegations help to put anonymous communication into context WASHINGTON D.C.––Rescuers of lame ducks in the Washington D.C. region are on high alert after Washington Post national labor issues reporter Danielle Paquette on January 29, 2018 revealed alleged details of workplace misconduct claims made by at least three women against Humane Society of the U.S. president […]
Is Wayne Pacelle on his way out at the Humane Society of the U.S.?
“Workplace misconduct” investigation could be the beginning of the end WASHINGTON D.C.––Is the Humane Society of the U.S. close to changing the guard? Recent indications are that HSUS president Wayne Pacelle, heading the organization since mid-2003, may be on his way out at the 2018 HSUS midyear annual meeting, if not sooner, in favor […]
“Can’t fix wild horses? Kill ’em,” say BLM advisors
Recommendation to kill horses came after advocates blocked multiple fertility control proposals Part II of a two-part series. See also: Is BLM advisory board threat to kill 45,000 mustangs a wild bet? The BLM National Wild Horse & Burro Advisory Board frustratedly recommended that the 45,000 horses in holding facilities be killed only hours after […]
Sex, drugs, & wild horses
Friends of Animals tries to stop use of PZP WASHINGTON D.C.––Friends of Animals on May 20, 2015 asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to “consider new scientific evidence demonstrating the need to cancel the registration of porcine zona pellucida (PZP) for population control of America’s wild horses and burros, which was issued to the […]