Founded in 1877, the nonpartisan Humane Society has never endorsed anybody for president it its entire 141 year history. Until now.
I’m proud to announce today that the HSLF board of directors—which is comprised of both Democrats and Republicans—has voted unanimously to endorse Barack Obama for President. The Obama-Biden ticket is the better choice on animal protection, and we urge all voters who care about the humane treatment of animals, no matter what their party affiliation, to vote for them.
And yes, this did have something to do with the endorsement: