The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) spends more money attacking Farmers, Hunters, and Animal Owners than helping local shelters. Instead of investing in the care of cats and dogs like every other ‘Humane Society,’ HSUS uses deceptive fundraising practices to pay off their corporate lawyers. But, that’s old news.

Just in the last week, HSUS became involved in three different court cases.

The Association of California Egg Farmers filed a lawsuit against the State of California claiming Proposition 2 (2008) to be unconstitutional. California egg farmers are seeking clarity before Prop 2 takes effect in January of 2015. HSUS’ $4 million assault on California egg farmers continues to increase now that they filed a motion to intervene in the case.

Ohio recently passed a law restricting the rights of animal owners and on Monday, a state court case began claiming the law unconstitutional. And, of course, HSUS is involved. HSUS used a lot of resources to pass the new restrictions and they can’t let this one get away. In a blog post, Erika Chen-Walsh explains HSUS’ true motives for intervening; a win for HSUS would ensure future private donations, provide a stepping stone for future legislation, and protects their current financial investment.

“If the State of Ohio upholds legislation that allows the DOA to take exotic pets from its residents without due process, it will set precedent for the taking of dogs, cats, and farm animals.” Erika N. Chen-Walsh, Dec. 9th, 2012

HSUS continues to attack animal owners and heading down this slippery slope only gives them ground to push the bar each legislative year.

The third lawsuit HSUS joined this past week was with the Fund for Animals in their assault of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS). Earlier this year, FWS removed the gray wolf as an endangered species in Wyoming. HSUS joins with three other animal rights groups in protest.

“Rather than looking at Wyoming’s successful efforts, these groups are suing based on what they wanted,” [Wyoming Gov. Mead] stated. “Wyoming’s wolf management plan is working well. There is now a proven record of outstanding compliance by hunters with state requirements.” – Sublette Examiner, Dec. 11, 2012

Wonder what the total cost will be to pay for all three of these court cases?

This week, HSUS revealed their true colors attacking farmers, hunters, and animal owners. The seemingly endless stream of money is used more to pay off lawyers instead supporting local shelters.

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    • Great piece! People are now beginning, slowly, to understand that HSUS and its fellow AR activists are not interested in protecting animals, but only in eliminating animal ownership. Pieces like this are a great help. I hope you will continue to produce them.

      Lynn
      December 13, 2012, @ 2:01 am Reply
    • Hi,I just want to say that it’s about time someone told the truth about the humane society of the U.S. and other animal rights groups and what they want to do; they want to take away peoples right to own pets,just the fact that the HSUS lies to get money,and say they want to help animals which they don’t lift a finger to do should put them out of business for good- I thought animal abusers are the worst thing to happen to animals;they are not (and i’m not letting animal abusers off the hook at all) it is in fact the hsus and other groups like them that are the nightmare come true for animals and animal owners for that matter. If my future is one without pets to bring joy in my life then my life has no meaning at all. If anything can be done to stop hsus,peta,etc. from passing these laws please email me. I cannot fathom a life without loving animals.

      jonathan
      January 15, 2013, @ 2:58 am Reply

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