The Humane Party‘s call for a national holiday celebrating the end of human slavery has now gained the unanimous endorsement … More
Juneteenth: Celebrating Emancipation on June 19
An overview of the historical events leading to Juneteenth and an explanation of the Humane Party’s Abolition Day.
Abolition Academy: The “Slave State vs. Free State” Concern
The Abolition Amendment was designed to be passed and ratified at the federal level, thereby ending slavery and emancipating all animals throughout the United States of America. But with a simple modification of the text, the Abolition Amendment can also be enacted at the state level. The Humane Party expressly encourages activists to pursue abolition at the state level, even before sufficient numbers have been attained to achieve victory at the national level. However, as the Compromise of 1820 (“Missouri Compromise”) marks its 200th anniversary, it is worth examining a concern associated with the state-by-state approach.
Underground Railroad Heritage Center Opens in Niagara Falls, New York
A museum and convention hall commemorating the Underground Railroad has opened in Niagara Falls, New York, to honor the courage, sacrifice, and determination of the many people who helped escapees in their journey to freedom prior to abolition of human slavery in the United States.
The clandestine network that helped people escape from bondage in the U.S. represents an early American example of direct action which can be viewed, in that regard, as an antecedent to the Animal Liberation Front of today.
ABOLITION AMENDMENT: First section of the Abolition Amendment reaches final form; remaining sections to be subjected to third round of public comment
May 26, 2016 — Los Angeles, California Abolition Amendment: First Section Finalized After closing of the second period for public … More
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
THE ABOLITION AMENDMENT: SECOND DRAFT OF ANIMAL EMANCIPATION AMENDMENT PUBLISHED; 30-DAY PUBLIC-COMMENT PERIOD BEGINS
Second Draft of the Abolition Amendment The Humane Party has published the second full draft of the Abolition Amendment, a … More
American Abolition Day 2015: The Humane Party Marks 150th Anniversary of 13th Amendment, Publishes Final Text of the American Primate Emancipation (“APE”) Amendment
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 6, 2015—Los Angeles, California The Humane Party today announced its first annual American Abolition Day celebration. … More
Editorial: Concerned Carnivore Questions Activists
________________ Reader Dear Humane Herald, What [animal rights activists] are doing is worthy of praise; I am often disturbed by … More