Stories by Wayne Pacelle

Wayne Pacelle is the president and CEO of The Humane Society of the United States. His latest book is The Humane Economy: How Innovators and Enlightened Consumers Are Transforming the Lives of Animals (William Morrow, 2016). subscribe to Wayne Pacelle's feed

Posted on: Feb 8, 2017, Source: AlterNet

This is an all-out, barbaric assault on the forebears of the domesticated dog.

Posted on: Jan 11, 2017, Source: AlterNet

It will be up to the incoming Trump administration and Congress to address America’s dirty little secret of puppy mills.

Posted on: Nov 25, 2016, Source: AlterNet

A lawsuit tried to force California to sell factory farm eggs from states where hens were cruelly treated.

Posted on: Nov 16, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The lives of billions of chickens raised in the U.S. each year will be improved.

Posted on: Nov 12, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Any good person—Democrat, Republican or Independent—should support an agenda grounded on opposition to animal cruelty.

Posted on: Nov 7, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Both Republicans and Democrats overwhelmingly support measures that protect animals.

Posted on: Oct 17, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The humane economy is growing by leaps and bounds.

Posted on: Sep 17, 2016, Source: AlterNet

As with so many animal issues, doing the right thing for them turns out to be the right thing for us.

Posted on: Sep 9, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The cage-free momentum, which began with nearly 200 major U.S. food companies, is rapidly spreading around the world.

Posted on: Sep 4, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The cruelty that is associated with the decline is soul-numbing.

Posted on: Sep 1, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Under Armour terminated its agreement with Sarah Bowmar, but the company's overall response to trophy hunting was underwhelming.

Posted on: Aug 17, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Less than a decade ago, not one of the nation's major newspapers opposed the cruel confinement of animals on factory farms. Today, virtually all of them do.

Posted on: Aug 11, 2016, Source: AlterNet

In addition to causing immense animal suffering, factory farms are spawning dangerous superbugs that current antibiotics are powerless against.

Posted on: Jul 10, 2016, Source: AlterNet

In the fight to protect America's farm animals, our metric should be progress, not perfection.

Posted on: Jul 1, 2016, Source: The Humane Society of the United States

The Obama Administration has pushed animal welfare ahead in a remarkable slew of rulemaking actions and policies.

Posted on: Jun 30, 2016, Source: The Humane Society of the United States

The CEO of Honeywell shot a white rhino and had parts of the animal made into two vases, an ashtray and an ice bucket.

Posted on: Jun 7, 2016, Source: The Humane Society of the United States

The Maine facility is a massive complex of almost 70 warehouses that together confine some four million laying hens packed so tightly that they can't even spread their wings.

Posted on: Apr 20, 2016, Source: The Humane Society of the United States

While America's wildlife scores one big victory, big fights to protect predators are brewing elsewhere.

Posted on: Apr 7, 2016, Source: The Humane Society of the United States

The era of confining hens in cages in America’s food system is officially sunsetting.

Posted on: Mar 7, 2016, Source: The Humane Society of the United States

Most Canadians oppose the clubbing and shooting of baby seals for their fur, yet the government stubbornly continues the hunt.