Judge Clears Way for HSUS Suit Over Fur Advertising

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Consumer Protection Procedures Act, alleges that the companies "misrepresent" the characteristics of the fur-trimmed garments by (1) advertising and labeling products as "faux fur," when they are, in fact, derived from real animal fur or (2) advertising and labeling products as common raccoon, fox or rabbit fur when they are, in fact, made from the wholly distinct species of raccoon dog—a member of the dog family. Tags: HSUS fur

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There Oughta Be A Law Contest

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The Humane Society Legislative Fund is having a contest where you can submit your idea for a new law protecting animals. Tags: HSUS The winner will get a trip to Washington DC to lobby for it with HSLF staff.

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Update on National Meat Association vs. Brown

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Brown, a case in which the meat industry is attempting to invalidate a California law designed to reduce animal suffering and protect public safety. A coalition of animal protection groups consisting of the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF), the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), Farm Sanctuary, and the Humane Farming Association (HFA), intervened in the case to ensure that the interests of animals and the public were represented. Did anyone know this was going on?

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Humane Society University to Offer Courses in Fall 2009

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The HSUS is the first animal welfare organization to receive such authority and distinction. nonprofit organizations that seek to protect, provide services to or advocate for animals, and to advance scholarship in the field. Very cool! I've been looking for something like this for a long time. From the Humane Society's press release.

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Animal Rights is Pernicious Nonsense?

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However, both his perceptions and misconceptions are based on: 1) observing the work of PeTA and HSUS; and 2) the assumption that those two organizations are in the same category--"animal rights." In " 'Animal Rights:' Pernicious Nonsense for Both Law & Public Policy ," Massachusetts attorney and "sportsman" Richard Latimer is on the mark with some concepts, and way off with others.