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Jennifer Fearing

California egg farmers laying the groundwork for roomier hen roosts

Jennifer Fearing, California director for the Humane Society of the United States, said she expects the lawsuit to fail. The company that makes bestselling Marlboro cigarettes is trashing the high-tech tax stamps that California distributors place on every pack of smokes. Altria, based ...

Mike Gatto's AB 2343 Betrays Dogs, Cats & The People Who Love Them | Nathan J. Winograd

While Gatto is carrying the bill, it was actually written by a lobbyist for the Humane Society of the United States, Jennifer Fearing. In 2012, when the Governor tried to repeal protections for shelter animals in California in order to avoid paying for them, Fearing told the Sacramento ...

2,100 Pounds Of Illegal Shark Fins Seized In San Francisco Bust

Jennifer Fearing, California senior state director for the humane society, said that Kwong was part of the Asian American Rights Committee of California, a group that sued to block the law on the grounds that it was discriminatory against Asian-Americans. The group also argued that the ...

Missouri Sues California For Requiring That Chickens Have Room To Move Their Limbs

"Attorney General Koster's lawsuit targeting California's laws, filed just to curry favor with big agribusiness, threatens state laws across the country dealing with agriculture and food safety," said Jennifer Fearing, the Humane Society's’s senior state director for California Farm ...

Protecting Circus Elephants

In a statement praising the Los Angeles City Council, Jennifer Fearing, California senior state director for the Humane Society of the United States, said : "Devices that cause pain and suffering have no place in the handling of captive elephants. We commend the Los Angeles City Council ...

MTV Act Blog – Sweet Tweet: Ian Somerhalder Applauds New Shark Protections in California

Jennifer Fearing of the Humane Society of the United States explained, "It's very similar to ivory elephant tusks. To stop poaching and eliminate the value of ivory, you have to devalue it, and this law puts a value of zero on shark fins. " This is great news for animal rights activists ...

Foie gras ban in jeopardy, activists say

But Jennifer Fearing, state director of the Humane Society of the United States, said that "our hunch is that she intends to amend the bill" to overturn the state's ban on fattened goose and duck liver produced by force-feeding the birds. Wolk's chief of staff, Craig Reynolds, said his ...

Brown's speech draws divergent GOP views

"Creepy dream about cannibalistic cows," said Jennifer Fearing, California director for the Humane Society of the United States and a noted vegan. But she reminded us how it led the Pharaoh to stock up on wholesome, storable and protein-rich grains. "Seems wise to me," she said. As for ...

Couple ends push for new natural history, auto museum

“It’s badly in need of some basic repairs, from everything from the lighting to the plumbing.” Jennifer Fearing, California Senior State Director of the Humane Society of the United States who spoke out against the joint museum plan last year, said she approves of the change. "The ...

Capitol Alert: Jerry Brown deals Sutter Brown cards to push California message

During the end of the 2012 campaign, the dog went on a state tour to promote Proposition 30 with Jennifer Fearing, the California director of the Humane Society of the United States. The pair visited 30 Democratic phone banks in 30 days to promote the initiative, which eventually passed. ...

1,200 chickens catch a flight to freedom today

" Also applauding was Jennifer Fearing of the Humane Society of the United States, which sponsored a successful ballot measure designed to improve conditions for California's 20 million egg-laying hens. "We wish these birds well, as we know they've endured suffering and deprivation in ...

Shark fin soup ban takes effect Monday

" Regardless, California is the world's second largest market for shark fins, said Jennifer Fearing, state director of the Humane Society of the United States, which supports the law. And the best way to end demand is for large markets to stop allowing a product to be sold. "It's very ...

Jennifer Fearing, Humane Society State Director, Pushes ...

With a hand in nearly all of it is Jennifer Fearing, the animal group's Harvard-educated California state director who guided Prop 2 to victory then asked to stay on. In three years since moving from Washington DC, she has channeled an election about chicken rights into a successful ...

California egg law targeted by Missouri AG as unfair to farmers

Jennifer Fearing, the group's senior state director for California, said eggs produced from hens in "battery cages" have a higher risk of salmonella contamination. "Attorney General Koster's lawsuit targeting California's laws, filed just to curry favor with big agribusiness, threatens ...

California undercover ag video bill withdrawn

"Sanity prevailed in Sacramento today," said Jennifer Fearing, state director of the Humane Society of the United States, which had organized more than 50 groups in opposition of the bill. Patterson, a freshman Assembly member, said he had hoped his bill would prevent animal abuse by ...

GUEST PRESS RELEASE The Humane Society of the United States ...

Commissioner Richard Rogers spoke for hunters and non-hunters alike when he called the practice ‘abhorrent,’ and ‘absolutely not fair chase,’” said Jennifer Fearing, California senior state director for The HSUS. The Commission oversees California’s hunting and fishing regulations, and ...

Over 2,000 pounds of shark fin seized from San Francisco fish vendor

"California's shark fin ban is critical to ending the cruel practice of shark finning, and to protecting sharks and ocean ecosystems for future generations,' said Jennifer Fearing, California senior state director for the Humane Society of the United States. "But the law only helps ...

California Egg Law: 'Fowl' Called for Chicken Farmers by Lawsuit

The society's California senior director Jennifer Fearing said that eggs produced from hens in what she called "battery cages" have higher risk of salmonella contamination. "Attorney General Koster's lawsuit targeting California's laws, filed just to curry favor with big agribusiness...

Bear-hunting article misinforms the public

Re " New state law banning dogs in hunting curbs bear deaths " (Viewpoints, Jan. 4): Jennifer Fearing of The Humane Society of the United States must think most readers who don’t hunt can be persuaded by emotionally charged and misinformed opinions. She refers to highly trained...

Couple delay plan for Sacramento natural history museum

" Jennifer Fearing, the Humane Society's California senior state director, said she agrees there needs to be more community discussion of the museum. Some animal rights advocates – including the director of the city animal shelter – were unaware of the plan until it was publicized in a ...

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