Flashback: HSUS Isn’t Supposed to Be a Propaganda Machine

Welcome to Day 4 in our HumaneWatch "flashback" series. This morning let's look at a previous analysis of HSUS's original Articles of Incorporation, which expressly prohibit propaganda.

Feb 23 2010

Propaganda & Legislation

This is another verbatim quote of HSUS's original Articles of Incorporation from 1954. (See page 4 of this PDF.)

I swear I'm not making this up:

No substantial part of the activities of the corporation shall consist of the carrying on of propoganda [sic] or otherwise attempting to influence legislation or to participate or intervene (including the publishing and distribution of statements) in any political campaign on behalf of any candidate for public office. (emphasis added)

If I tried to count how many times HSUS has tried to influence legislation with propaganda materials in the last decade, my Windows Vista calculator would crash.

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