Today is Earth Day, and today is the 10th anniversary of the Humane Party, which was founded on the fundamental ideas of abolition of exploitation. The party’s hundreds of volunteers and thousands of followers see the necessity of such a party when the current political parties always seem to offer more of the same. The Humane Party’s platform is different. It is far-reaching and encompasses ideals beyond safeguarding the environment and ending the suffering of species.
Category: civil rights
Milestones from the Humane Party’s first ten years
In recognition of the Humane Party’s 10th birthday, here’s a brief account of some milestones from the organization’s first decade. … More
From the Susan B. Anthony Amendment to the Equal Rights Amendment 2
The year 2020 will mark the 100th anniversary of ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which secured women in the U.S. the right to vote. On this occasion, it is important to remember that the Humane Party has addressed the gap between the proposed Equal Rights Amendment in 1923 and current social issues, by drafting a new Constitutional amendment that would be fully inclusive of gender-, sexuality-, and marriage-related rights.
U.S. Supreme Court LGBT Ruling Demonstrates the Ongoing Necessity of the Equal Rights Amendment II
On June 4, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in the case of Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd., et al. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission et al. This ruling demonstrates the continuing need for the Equal Rights Amendment II.
Earth Day Brings Humane Party’s 9th Birthday and Release of 2018-19 Platform
Earth Day 2018 (Sunday, April 22) will mark the 9th anniversary of the launch of the Humane Party. As per tradition, the HP will also release its bi-annual party platform on Earth Day. The 2018-19 platform includes two new sections and several significant updates.
National Civil Rights Day Dedicated to Seneca Falls Convention Organizers
This year marks the 170th anniversary of the Seneca Falls Convention of 1848. In recognition of the convention organizers’ contribution to the cause of equality under the law, the Humane Party dedicates National Civil Rights Day 2018 to the organizers of the Seneca Falls Convention.
April 8, 2018: Veggie Pride Parade NYC | Event Schedule Available
The schedule for the 11th Annual Veggie Pride Parade in New York, NY, has been released. The event features over 20 speakers representing a wide array of perspectives on veganism, animal liberation, free speech, and more. Participants can also network with over 30 exhibitors who will be present. An after-party buffet and all-vegan comedy show follows the event.
Rising Concern over LGBT Rights under the Trump Administration
The White House has declared that it will continue President Obama’s executive order protecting federal contractors from anti-LGBT discrimination. However, there are troubling indications that marginalized and vulnerable citizens will not be protected.
LGBT Rights Imperiled under the Trump Administration
The Humane Party seeks to uphold the inherent freedom in all animals, including humans, as well as the living environments they require for a life “free from exploitation, discrimination and abuse.”
CIVIL RIGHTS DAY: The Humane Party marks 150th anniversary of Civil Rights Act of 1866, establishes April 9 for annual Civil Rights Day celebration
April 9, 2016 — Los Angeles, California The Humane Party, in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil Rights … More