Five Notable Animal Protection Take-Aways from the 2018 Election
November 13, 2018

Five Notable Animal Protection Take-Aways from the 2018 Election

Democrats won control of the U.S. House of Representatives, while Republicans held on to control of the U.S. Senate. Democrats also won gubernatorial races in seven states previously held by Republicans but fell short in a few key swing states where they’d believed there was a path to victory. The… read more

Major Gains for Animal Protection on Historic Election Night
November 7, 2018

Major Gains for Animal Protection on Historic Election Night

Voters approve two landmark ballot measures, oust several anti-animal lawmakers.
Animal Wellness Action celebrated the overwhelming passage of two animal protection ballot measure wins in Florida and California, and the defeat of its top two political targets in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Ballot… read more

Animal Wellness Action Takes on America’s Most Anti-Animal Lawmakers
October 31, 2018

Animal Wellness Action Takes on America’s Most Anti-Animal Lawmakers

Some of the nation’s worst anti-animal lawmakers – including Rep. Steve King (R-IA-4) and Don Young (R-Alaska-At Large) – appear to be vulnerable in national mid-term elections that conclude next week.

Recent polls show King clinging to a single-point lead in the conservative, agriculturally… read more

Endorsements and Analysis for the November Elections – U.S. Senate
October 25, 2018

Endorsements and Analysis for the November Elections – U.S. Senate

Animal Wellness Action, a non-partisan entity that looks solely at the stances and voting, leadership, and cosponsorship records of candidates on animal issues, has announced approximately 200 endorsements of candidates for Congress and for governor’s races, forecasting that Democrats are likely… read more

Extreme Anti-animal Politician Seeks U.S. Senate Seat for Tennessee
October 18, 2018

Extreme Anti-animal Politician Seeks U.S. Senate Seat for Tennessee

Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn has represented Middle and West Tennessee for nearly two decades in the House and had dozens of opportunities to help enact much-needed national policies to combat animal cruelty. In almost every case, she’s taken the opposite tack and sided with dark money and special… read more