Kitty Block, President and CEO of the Humane Society of the United States, discusses legislation that passed in 2019. Overall, it was a successful year for animals with legislation passingContinue reading
Category: Cownose Rays
Protect the Cownose Rays from Barbaric Killing Contests in the Chesapeake Bay!!
In 2017, Maryland passed legislation that prohibited Cownose Rays killing contests and required the Department of Natural Resources to prepare a species management plan. During these brutal contests, often lasting forContinue reading
Maryland General Assembly Legislative Session Begins January 9, 2019
Maryland Votes for Animals welcomes the newest members elected to the 2019 Maryland General Assembly. There are sixty new members in this class: seventeen in the Senate and forty-three in theContinue reading
Maryland Votes for Animals Releases Scorecard
Maryland’s legislators demonstrated a commitment to animal welfare by passing several landmark pieces of legislation to protect companion animals, farm animals, and selected species of wildlife in Maryland. There wereContinue reading