Lobbying 101: Advocacy in a New Era 2020
Animals can’t vote, but that doesn’t mean they shouldn’t have a voice in the political process — you can give animals that voice!
Kathy Schatzmann, Senior Legislative Affairs Manager, will walk you through the basics of how to connect with your representatives and lobby for animal protection legislation.
This webinar was prerecorded. Watch now!
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and mounting criticism of the dog meat trade from Chinese citizens, the national government of China has issued draft guidelines to reclassify dogs from “livestock” to “companion animals.”May 20, 2020 Animal Law Update
In the U.S., some municipalities are grappling with whether pigs kept as companions should be allowed in residential areas that exclude animals legally defined as “livestock.”May 20, 2020 Animal Law Update
‘Tiger King’ could have been a change agent. Despite the impetus of the 5-year project — finding a big cat in someone’s white van in the heat of summer — a deliberate choice was made not to focus on the tigers at all. Their story remains untold.May 11, 2020 Legally Brief