Laws & Paws 2022 Fundraiser: Celebrate 20 Years of Wins for Animals!
Laws & Paws 2022 Fundraiser April 1st–April 22nd 20 Years of Unstoppable Victories for Animals! Let’s celebrate together while looking forward to the next 20 years of victories for animals. In the past 20 years, Animal Protection Voters has: Banned cockfighting Prohibited horse tripping events Banished traps, poisons, and snares from public land Secured funding to [...]
Op-Ed: Finally, recreate safely with no harmful traps on public lands
Originally published by the Albuquerque Journal, March 31, 2022 (link) By Jessica Johnson, Chief Government Affairs Officer, Animal Protection Voters Roxy. Photo courtesy of her family. With warmer weather, many of us are reaching for our hiking boots, backpacks, and dog leashes – and we can finally breathe a little easier. That’s because, as of [...]
Governor’s Veto Yanks a Lifeline Away from New Mexico’s Homeless Horses
March 10, 2022 Photo: Shutterstock From the start of the 2022 state legislative session, Animal Protection Voters focused on the dire need for increased state support and funding for equine shelters. We were thrilled to be able to work with six compassionate state legislators who championed that cause this year. A bipartisan group of lawmakers [...]
Good News for Zoo Wildlife—And Lots More to Do for Animals
March 5, 2022 Photo courtesy: Classy Earlier this week, Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham signed into law House Bill 56 (HB 56), a bill that will extend temporary permits from sixty day to six months for out-of-state veterinarians providing services to nationally accredited zoos & aquariums. This change will make it easier for animals in these [...]