The Humane Society Legislative Fund Equals Money, Scorecards, PR and Awards for Lawmakers
Humane Society Legislative Fund (HSLF) is the legislative arm of the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), sharing offices in Washington D.C. The HSLF spends millions of dollars to alter public policy and influence people they call “thought leaders” via campaign donations, publicity opportunities and special “awards”.
The HSUS and HSLF spend massive amounts of money to buy new laws and regulations, and to influence lawmakers to do their bidding. They are working to restrict the rights of farmers, ranchers, hunters, entertainers and animal owners by using lawmakers to sponsor legislation written, marketed, and funded by the HSUS and their various animal extremist partners.
Examples of this type of legislation include:
• California’s Proposition 12 – In 2018, a law was passed increasing regulations on pork, poultry, and veal producers. This law mandates that any egg, pork product,