March 23, 2020

The 2020 Oregon Legislature ended its so-called "short session" March 5 after a Republican walkout that prevented passage of most bills, including a bill to ban coyote-killing contests and other animal-related bills (some good, some bad and some neut...

February 19, 2020

Thanks to all your efforts, House Bill 4075, the bill to ban coyote-killing contests, was approved by the full Oregon House of Representatives Tuesday on a vote of 42-16 (two absent). The bill now goes to the Oregon Senate for review by a Senate comm...

February 16, 2020

Thanks to all your input, House Bill 4075, the bill to ban coyote-killing contests, was approved Thursday on a vote of 7-2 by the House Committee on Natural Resources. The bill now heads to the full House of Representatives for a vote, which could ha...

February 9, 2020

The 2020 Oregon Legislature convened February 3 for its 35-day "short session." Originally intended for emergency housekeeping measures, the short session, which is held in even-numbered years, has strict limits on how many bills each legislator can...

February 9, 2020

We are joining with other pro-wildlife groups to again ask the Oregon Legislature to ban coyote-killing contests. Participants in these events compete for cash and prizes to see who can kill the most coyotes. Believe it or not, these cruel and unspor...

December 31, 2019


Please join us the week of January 20 for In-District Wildlife Lobby Day. Humane Voters Oregon and its co-sponsors will schedule a single meeting that week with each legislator, in each legislator's district, so you and others in the sam...

December 28, 2019

Thank you for helping us advocate for animals and support animal-friendly political candidates in 2019. Help us continue our work in 2020 with a donation before the end of the year. You may be able to get it all back on your taxes for 2019.

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November 26, 2019


Join the Audubon Society of Portland, Humane Voters Oregon, the Humane Society of the United States, Oregon Wild, and WildEarth Guardians for In-District Wildlife Lobby Day the week of January 20. We will schedule a single meeting that w...

October 21, 2019

Humane Voters Oregon recently released its 2019 legislative scorecards - voting records to show how Oregon legislators (those people who pass laws in Salem) voted on animal related issues in 2019, including issues such as a ban on coyote-killing cont...

July 31, 2019

Last minute bargaining at the end of each legislative session produces a so-called "Christmas Tree Bill" to fund various pet projects - often in exchange for favors during the session. This year the bill is House Bill 5050 and it includes an addition...

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