On April 4, 2017, Judge Maria Alejandra Maurício of the Third Court of Guarantees of the Judiciary in the Argentinean State of Mendoza ruled that Cecília, a chimpanzee living alone in a concrete enclosure at the Mendocino Zoo in Argentina, had the right to health and happiness.
On April 22, 1970, 20 million Americans demonstrated coast-to-coast to raise awareness for the ravages taking toll on the environment. Dubbing this day “Earth Day,” its founder, U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson envisioned it as a “national teach-in on the environment.” April 22 is also the anniversary of the Humane Party’s public launch in 2009,
Joanne Kong is a new volunteer with the Humane Party, speaking at public events to advocate plant-based eating, centered ethically in raising awareness that greater compassion for animals and our planet is vitally necessary for transformative growth and positive world change. To her, veganism has the most powerful potential to truly change the world and embrace what is to her the most important quality of humanity—compassion.
On April 1st, 2017, the Position of Chief Executive Officer of the Humane Party Rotates from Clifton Roberts to Shelley Harrison
As the relationship of humans to animals and the natural world is increasingly at the forefront of our concerns, academic conferences are bringing together thinkers from many disciplines to address these critical issues.
Jeb, a service dog in Michigan, was accused of killing a neighbor’s dog. DNA testing was used to prove his innocence. Without the DNA testing, Jeb would have been destroyed (i.e, killed) as a legally “dangerous animal.”
Diane Gandee Sorbi was charged with theft for rescuing a dying hen during a DxE undercover investigation of Costco egg supplier Pleasant Valley Farms.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), one of the more visible and vocal animal rights groups, had been touting its so-called Animals’ Party. This is not a real political party, but a promotional stunt by PETA and another of its campaigns featuring scantily clad female models in order to attract attention.
Dogs and cats in need of life-saving care from Ohio first responders can now receive it—but only if there is a human-related emergency nearby.
Elephants hunted for their tusks could receive some much-needed relief in 2017 following China’s recent announcement to ban the buying and selling of ivory throughout the nation by the end of the year.
On January 1st, 2017, the position of Chief Executive Officer of the Humane Party rotates from Robin Miller to Clifton Roberts.
To all the U.S. voters who want direct presidential elections instead of the Electoral College system: The Humane Party agrees with you.
A white-tailed buck temporarily took up residence in Harlem in mid-December, to the delight of his human neighbors. The buck ultimately died in custody, reportedly due to stress.
A new report suggests that sea levels will rise as much as five feet in but a single century. Not … More