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Western Monarch Butterflies Need Help

August 22nd, 2023

Paws Up! H.R. 4350: The MONARCH Act would sustain and conserve the western monarch butterfly population. August 22, 2023 Monarch butterflies are sure to bring a smile to anyone’s face when they flutter by. Not only are they beautiful, but they also play a vast role in creating healthy ecosystems, biodiversity, and our food supply. […]

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A Win for Pigs and Calves!

August 22nd, 2023

Paws Up! New Jersey passes a bill to prohibit gestation and veal crates for pregnant pigs and calves. August 22, 2023 July 26, 2023, was a victorious day for pigs and calves in New Jersey. Governor Phil Murphy signed A.1970/S.1298 into law banning gestation and veal crates in the state. Currently, eleven states have banned […]

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Forced to Race: Will 2023 End Greyhound Racing?

July 27th, 2023

July 2023 Paws Up! A federal bill has been introduced once again advocating to put an end to greyhound racing. Greyhounds—when you think of these athletic creatures, your mind may also connect them to racing. To watch them sprint to speeds up to 40 mph, many may agree that these canines are born to run. […]

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Wildlife Killing Contest Ban Awaiting Governor Hochul’s Signature

July 20th, 2023

Paws Up! New York would become the ninth state to outlaw wildlife killing contests if Governor Kathy Hochul signs the bill. July 20, 2023 A.2917/S.4099 was introduced by Senator Tim Kennedy and Assemblymember Deborah Glick. If passed, killing contests in New York would become unlawful. S. 4099 overwhelmingly passed the Senate on June 7, 2023, […]

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Governor Lamont Signs a Bill Protecting Birds

June 28th, 2023

June 27, 2023 Paws Up! To animal advocates in Connecticut for their persistence and legislators for their support of House Bill 6607. This bill protects migrating birds from the danger of light pollution. Birds are part of nature’s orchestra. They brighten many listeners’ days with their melodious songs. Along with the auditory pleasure they bring […]

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