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  • New HSUS General Counsel Comes from Low-Rated Charity

    Yesterday, HSUS announced the end of its months-long search to replace outgoing general counsel Roger Kindler, who has been with the group for 40 years. He’s seen a lot of things in his years, from the late 80’s scandal involving a house for then president John Hoyt to an IRS complaint filed against him by […]

  • Top HSUS Ally Slapped With Congressional Ethics Violation

    On Friday, the House Committee on Ethics concluded a 13-month investigation with an official “reproval” of Representative Edward Whitfield for giving his wife, a registered HSUS lobbyist, special access to Congress. Read the 8-page report here. An investigative organization in the Congressman’s home state of Kentucky reports that Connie Harriman-Whitfield had been senior policy adviser for the Humane Society Legislative Fund, […]

  • HSUS Can’t Dodge Slimy Vick History

    A new documentary, The Champions, chronicling the lives of pit bulls rescued from Michael Vick’s dogfighting ring, is receiving high praise this summer, from critics at festivals to folks at home on Netflix. The film focuses on the dogs and the animal groups that never gave up on them—even after bigger and richer groups did. […]