Confronting the Issues
The Humane Society Legislative Fund is committed to achieving progress for animals through federal legislation. Our U.S. government is responsible for all interstate commerce and import or export of animals, as well as for enforcing existing laws for animal protection. Legislation in Congress addresses a wide variety of concerns, including companion animals, wildlife, farm animals, animals in research, and animals used for entertainment. Explore each category below to see where your federal legislators stand on the various issues in each area of animal protection.