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

Shooting First and Thinking Second, NRA Fires at Greyhounds
October 6, 2018

Shooting First and Thinking Second, NRA Fires at Greyhounds

Last week, the National Rifle Association publicly came out against the ballot measure in Florida to phase out greyhound racing, urging members to vote “no” on Amendment 13 in November. That’s about as strange as an assault weapon discharging a cantaloupe or an orange from its barrel. It brings… read more

Lawmakers, at Every Level, Fighting Cockfighting
October 1, 2018

Lawmakers, at Every Level, Fighting Cockfighting

Last week, Los Angeles County unanimously passed an ordinance to crack down on the barbaric practice of cockfighting.

In a nation of 3100 counties you may regard a policy reform in a single county as progress, but of a humble type. But L.A. County is one of the nation’s biggest and most… read more

Trump Gets it Right: Trophy Hunting is a “Horror Show”
September 24, 2018

Trump Gets it Right: Trophy Hunting is a “Horror Show”

While most Americans oppose trophy hunting – treating it as far more unjustified than hunting animals for meat – they have a special revulsion for trophy hunting of threatened and endangered species.

Think Walter Palmer of lion-hunting infamy.

When it comes to hunting elephants,… read more

A Tale of Two Kings
September 10, 2018

A Tale of Two Kings

Elections matter. The people who serve in Congress matter.
The two Kings remind us you can’t judge anyone by the same names or party labels.
You’ve got to look at their record.
Now, Animal Wellness Action will allow you to look at the record. Dive into the Congressional Accountability… read more

Our New Tool Allows You to See Where Lawmakers Stand on Animal Cruelty
September 7, 2018

Our New Tool Allows You to See Where Lawmakers Stand on Animal Cruelty

Today Animal Wellness Action launches a sophisticated online tool to gauge the performance of federal lawmakers on animal issues. Here, in this Congressional Accountability Tool (CAT), you can find out who the greatest champions of animal protection are (e.g. Rep. Earl Blumenauer and Senator Cory… read more