Join MVFAMaryland Votes for Animals (MVFA) is an organization with one overriding mission: To create an ever-growing voting bloc of animal advocates who will elect representatives willing to champion and vote for animal protection legislation, and to hold politicians accountable to their constituents.

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Baltimore County Weighs New Sunday Hunting

Deer in Woods with FawnKeep Sundays protected for animals and people!

Baltimore County weighed in on new Sunday hunting legislation (HB18) at a hearing in Annapolis on January 30, 2015. Baltimore County legislators heard testimony on expanding hunting in Baltimore County.

There is still time for Baltimore County residents to send a letter opposing the push to sanction Sunday hunting. Sunday has been a day of rest for animals and people for nearly 300 years in Baltimore County.  A few individuals want to change that way of life for everyone just so those few can hunt and kill animals 7 days a week instead of six.

Animals need a rest, and the over 98% of Marylanders who do not hunt,

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You're Invited to Voices For Animals Day 2015!

Voices For Animals Day ImageThis event is now over.  Thank you for coming to Annapolis and speaking for those who cannot.  Your presence made a difference for animals across Maryland.

Pre-registration is now closed...But...if you weren't able to pre-register please let us know and we will make room for you! The animals need you to BE THERE to speak for them. Email your info (name and address) so we can determine who your legislators are to get you on the list of attendees!

Maryland friends of animals, please join us and the ASPCA, as we gather with fellow animal advocates in Annapolis on January 28th for Voices for Animals Day!

Voices for Animals Day is a great opportunity to meet other animal advocates and speak directly to your state legislators about passing strong laws for animals.

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UPDATE: Lobby Day for Animals and More!

Maryland Votes For Animals (MVFA) is gearing up for the 2015 legislative session, which starts in just a few short weeks. After the huge success for animals in the November election, we are working hard on animal protection bills for the upcoming session. Your participation in legislative action for animals is critically important! Together we will stand and make our voices heard - giving a voice to those who cannot speak for themselves.

In this MVFA Update you will find information on:

  • Election results for MVFA endorsed candidates;
  • Info on Voices for Animals lobby day on January 28th;
  • Spay/Neuter program funding news;
  • Info about new MVFA Board appointments

MVFA November Election Results - BIG WIN for Animals!
MVFA worked overtime this year to make sure humane candidates were elected who will champion and vote for animal protection legislation. Thanks to you and your votes, we had big wins for the animals at the polls this November. Ninety-one percent (91%) of MVFA-endorsed Humane Candidates Won! A warm "Congratulations" to the Humane Candidates in the Maryland General Assembly on their victory!

Read the rest of: UPDATE: Lobby Day for Animals and More!

2014 ELECTION RESULTS - Maryland Votes For Animals Humane Candidate Endorsements

Humane Wins

 Maryland Votes For Animals
extends a Warm Congratulations to the
61 Humane Candidates on their Victory
in the 2014 Elections
for the Maryland General Assembly!

Ninety-one percent (91%) of MVFA-endorsed
Humane Candidates Won!

Please don't forget the Animals
and our Thousands of Members who
Voted Humane and supported
Your commitment to the Humane treatment of Animals.

We look forward to working with a Maryland General Assembly that will work to
Stop Animal Cruelty.


Read the rest of: 2014 ELECTION RESULTS - Maryland Votes For Animals Humane Candidate Endorsements

Early Voting begins this Thursday, October 23rd

We don't have much time – Early Voting begins this Thursday, October 23rd and you can help animals now!  It’s simple – Vote Humane for MVFA-endorsed candidates and make animal protection a priority in the 2014 election. 

voiceless dogAs you read this, there are dogs, cats and animals suffering, never knowing a home or kind hand, and subjected to pain and misery their entire lives. They are chained outdoors, imprisoned in filthy cages, or deserted in backyards and alleyways. Others are forced to endure deplorable living conditions in puppy mill breeding operations.  You have the power to change this with your vote. 

Maryland Votes For Animals (MVFA) has released its 2014 Voter Guide so you know which candidates deserve your vote and have committed to fighting to protect animals. The time has come to put a stop to the unthinkable cruelty animals suffer at the hands of abusers, including the horrific abuse of dogfighting incited by spectators.  It is time to do something.

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Vote Humane Campaign

4th of July

Get Political - Vote Humane!

Maryland Votes For Animals
has launched its

Vote Humane Campaign!

You can vote for the Maryland General Assembly just once every four years.

2014 is your chance to make a difference!

Our goal is to elect more than 50 Humane Candidates to the Maryland Senate and House of Delegates in the 2014 election.  Your vote as well as your financial support are key to electing representatives who will champion stronger laws to protect animals. 

Get political for animals and you will ensure a brighter future for all living creatures.  

As always, we are grateful for your support. We couldn’t do this for Maryland's animals without you.

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