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Nike Cuts the Cord with Largest Wildlife Slaughter on the Planet
March 14, 2023 10:20 ET | Animal Wellness Action
WASHINGTON, D.C., March 14, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nike, one of the best-known brands in the world, announced today that it will stop using kangaroo skins for its Nike Tiempo and all other shoes...
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Bipartisan, Bicameral OFF Act to Address Corruption and Scandals at USDA Commodity Checkoff Programs Introduced in U.S. House and Senate
March 01, 2023 11:44 ET | Animal Wellness Action
WASHINGTON, D.C., March 01, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Animal Wellness Action (AWA), the Organization for Competitive Markets (OCM), the Center for a Humane Economy (CHE), and the National...
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Landmark Field Investigation of Horse Slaughter in North America
February 09, 2023 15:08 ET | Animal Wellness Action
WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 09, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A joint investigation and analysis released today and conducted by the Center for a Humane Economy, Animal Wellness Action, and Animals’...
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Biden Signs Five Animal Protection Measures into Law
December 30, 2022 13:59 ET | Animal Wellness Action
WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 30, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Yesterday, President Joe Biden inked the last of five animal protection measures into law in the year-end spending bill to fund the Federal...
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Congress Approves Landmark Measure to Reduce Animal Testing
December 23, 2022 18:48 ET | Animal Wellness Action
WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The U.S. House gave final approval today to the FDA Modernization Act 2.0, revamping the drug approval process and promising a dramatic reduction...
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Shark Fin Soup to be Taken off the Menu in the U.S., Legislation Passed Senate and Headed to Biden's Desk
December 15, 2022 21:32 ET | Animal Wellness Action
WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Congress passed the Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act tonight as an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act, sending the measure to...
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Federal Court Issues Sentences for Alabama Cockfighting Kingpins
December 07, 2022 12:12 ET | Animal Wellness Action
MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA, Dec. 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Animal Wellness Action (AWA) and allied groups congratulated federal prosecutors for securing federal prison time for major cockfighting...
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U.S. Senate Passes Big Cat Public Safety Act, Legislation Now Awaits President Biden's Signature
December 06, 2022 20:18 ET | Animal Wellness Action
WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 06, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tonight, Animal Wellness Action announced the U.S. Senate passage of the Big Cat Public Safety Act, H.R. 263, today by Unanimous Consent,...
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Maryland Racing Commission Officially Suspends Bob Baffert, Making Trainer Ineligible for Preakness Stakes
April 11, 2022 15:30 ET | Animal Wellness Action
Towson, Maryland, April 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the Maryland Racing Commission responded to calls from the Center for a Humane Economy, Animal Wellness Action, and the Animal Wellness...
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Federal Judge Dismisses Lawsuit, Upholds Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act
April 01, 2022 12:53 ET | Animal Wellness Action
LUBBOCK, TEXAS, April 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Texas Judge James Wesley Hendrix has just dismissed a lawsuit initiated by the National Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association (NHBPA)...