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Maryland Pet Stores Claim Statewide Puppy Mill Ban Unconstitutional

August 28th, 2019

August 28, 2019 Last Friday, several pet stores collectively filed a lawsuit against the state of Maryland, claiming a recent animal welfare law will violate their Constitutional rights. Beginning January 1, 2020, all pet stores in Maryland must source their animals from local animal shelters and animal welfare organizations, rather than commercial breeders and puppy […]

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House Votes In Favor Of The PAST Act To Protect Horses

August 14th, 2019

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Universities Are Adding More Animal Law Programs

August 9th, 2019

August 9, 2019 There is a trend growing among universities across the United States that is an exciting development for the animal welfare community. According to Harvard Law Today, Harvard University is opening an Animal Law & Policy Clinic which will focus on educating its law students on legislation and policy-making that affect farmed animals, […]

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U.S. Senators Introduce PREDATORS Act

August 7th, 2019

August 7, 2019 Last week, senators reached across the aisle to find an innovative and humane solution to help minimize human-predator conflict. Although Congress nor the Fish and Wildlife Service have been able to create a program that promotes predatory animals and humans living in harmony together without lethal means, they are suggesting opening the […]

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Lawmakers In Queen Anne’s County, MD, Have Proposed A Balloon Ban

August 1st, 2019

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