With Independence Day just around the corner, people in the United States celebrate our many freedoms, but not all of the residents of this great country live free. Millions of wild animals languish in captivity and suffer at the hands of humans. By bidding on the fantastic items in Born Free USA's online auction, you can help us secure a future of freedom for animals here and around the world.
Some misguided Maine legislators are trying to restrict your compassionate input into wildlife policy. Don't let them get away with it! Write to your state legislators today and urge them to oppose LD 1303, a pending resolution "Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Establish the Right To Hunt and Fish."
It's time again to find out which shop is the most compassionate of them all! Every year, Born Free USA asks members to nominate their favorite compassionate pet supply store. The contest's only criteria are that the store cannot sell live animals of any kind — that includes birds, reptiles or fish — and must be a brick-and-mortar store (not just online). Use our online form (find it here) to tell us what makes it so special.
Please help make Michigan a safer place for animals and humans by calling your state representative today and urging him or her to vote for HB 4300 to restrict private possession of non-human primates! This important legislation, introduced by Representative Andrew Kandrevas (D-Trenton), is up for a vote on Thursday in the Assembly.
The Big Cats and Public Safety Act (H.R. 1998) has been reintroduced in Congress. Born Free USA is on the front lines working to advance this important legislation. Please write your congressional representative today in support of H.R. 1998.
Born Free USA is on the front lines fighting for endangered species. Thanks to the Shumaker Family Foundation, we are able to continue our support of the Ethiopian Wolf Conservation Programme for a second year!
Celebrate Mother's Day with a gift of compassion for the special woman in your life and show your love for her and for wildlife. Choose from these or any of the other items in our online store. Proceeds from your gift selections sustain our vital efforts to Keep Wildlife in the Wild®.
Lions are being ruthlessly destroyed in Africa, where their wild population has plummeted more than 50 percent in the past quarter-century. Poaching, revenge killing and trophy hunting, coupled with habitat loss, conspire to make this a major conservation crisis. Africa without lions? Extinction a real possibility?