Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics

Animal Rights

Summary: Animal rights is the idea that animals should be afforded the same consideration as humans. Senator Dole supported various animal rights bills during his career and received several awards for his advocacy.

Date Range:1974-1996

Online materials: Letters, Testimonies, Statements, Telegrams, Issue Briefs, Speeches

Additional materials: Letters, Newsletters, Bill Drafts

 

Title: Leader Dole with Senator Bob and Elizabeth Dole

Date: 1988

Citation: Dole Photograph Collection, 1900-2009, Box 4, Folder 13, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Bob Dole playing with his pet, Leader I

Date: 1988

Citation: Dole Photograph Collection, 1900-2009, Box 4, Folder 12, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Bob Dole receiving the Founders Award from ASPCA

Date: May 1984

Citation: Dole Photograph Collection, 1900-2009, Box 42, Folder 4, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Letter from National Greyhound Association on Senator Dole's position about Greyhound Breeding in Kansas

Date: 1980-10-03

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996, Box 224, Folder 5, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Letter to Senator Dole on Improving Standards for Laboratory Animals Amendment to the 1985 Farm Bill

Date: 1993-04-26

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996, Box 268, Folder 2, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Letter to Senator Dole on The Downed Animal Protection Act of 1992

Date: 1992-02

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996, Box 272, Folder 3, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Testimony of the Humane Society of the United States before the House Committee on Agriculture Hearing on the Packers and Stockyards Act of 1921

Date: 1992-03-05

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996, Box 272, Folder 3, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Letter from the American Veterinary Medical Association to Senator Dole on the humane treatment of animals legislation and attachments

Date: 1993

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996, Box 274, Folder 8, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: CRS Issues Brief Endangered Species Act of 1973 Issues by M. Lynne Corn

Date: 1992-05-27

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996, Box 281, Folder 1, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Comparison of the Animal Welfare Act and the Exhibition Animal Protection Act

Date: 1985-1992

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996, Box 291, Folder 6, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: ASPCA FAQs on protecting Animal Rights and Federal Enforcement

Date: 1991-04-10

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996, Box 291, Folder 6, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: The Chronology of USDA'S Animal Welfare Regulations

Date: 1990?

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996, Box 292, Folder 1, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: The Moratorium Issue on Commercial Whaling presented by the U.S. Department of Commerce

Date: 1979-07

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996, Box 372, Folder 3, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Letter to Senator Dole on the Animal Welfare Bill against stronger protection for animal rights

Date: 1983-01-19

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996, Box 431, Folder 16, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: History and Background of Regulation of Animal Experiments

Date: 1983-1989?

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996, Box 431, Folder 17, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Statement by Senator Dole before the House Subcommittee on Health and the Environment and the protection of Animal Rights

Date: 1982-12-09

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996, Box 432, Folder 1, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Statement of Senator Dole on the Improved Standards for Laboratory Animals Act before the Senate Agriculture Committee

Date: 1983-07-20

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996, Box 432, Folder 1, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Letter from Senator Dole to the Department of Agriculture inquiring the cost of extending protection to mice, rats, and birds in the Animal Welfare Act

Date: 1987-01-10

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996, Box 432, Folder 5, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Statement of Senator Dole on "National Prevent a Litter Month" promoting responsible pet ownership

Date: 1987-10-09

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996, Box 433, Folder 4, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: S. 1440 Common Sense Amendments for All Endangered Species Act

Date: 1993-08-06

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996, Box 534, Folder 6, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Common Sense Amendments to the Endangered Species Act

Date: 1993-09-03

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996, Box 534, Folder 6, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Statement of Senator Dole on the introduction of "Responsible Pet Care Week"

Date: 1979-09-16

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996, Box 675, Folder 12, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: S. 932 A Bill to discourage experimentation on animals by elementary and secondary schoolchildren

Date: 1973-02-20

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996, Box 706, Folder 21, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: S. 1637 A Bill to discourage the use of painful devices in the trapping of animals and birds

Date: 1973-04-18

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Legislative Relations, 1969-1996, Box 707, Folder 24, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Constituent Letter to Senator Dole in support of increasing animal rights

Date: 1975-10-28

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Constituent Relations, 1969-1996, Box 286, Folder 36, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Letter from the Western Union to Senator Dole on improving the treatment of laboratory animals

Date: 1985-12-04

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Constituent Relations, 1969-1996, Box 114, Folder 10, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Letter from the Sedgwick County Zoological Society to Senator Dole on improving the treatment of laboratory animals

Date: 1985-10-21

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Constituent Relations, 1969-1996, Box 114, Folder 11, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Letter to Senator Dole in support of H.R. 1770 and the humane treatment of animals

Date: 1988-06-21

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Constituent Relations, 1969-1996, Box 124, Folder 2, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Letter to Senator Dole in supoort of H.R. 4189 the Marine Mammal Protection Act

Date: 1988-06-25

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Constituent Relations, 1969-1996, Box 124, Folder 5, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Letter to Senator Dole in support of S. 1457 the Pet Protection Act of 1987

Date: 1988-07-15

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Constituent Relations, 1969-1996, Box 124, Folder 6, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Letter to Senator Dole in support of H.R. 2999 the Elephant Protection Act

Date: 1988-07-20

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Constituent Relations, 1969-1996, Box 124, Folder 7, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Letter to Senator Dole on the humane treatment of horses

Date: 1995-09-27

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Constituent Relations, 1969-1996, Box 181, Folder 10, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Letter from the Western Union to Senator Dole in opposition to prohibiting the captive display of killer whales

Date: 1976-03-22

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Constituent Relations, 1969-1996, Box 284, Folder 2, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Letter to Senator Dole in support of expanding protections for the killer whale

Date: 1976-03-24

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Constituent Relations, 1969-1996, Box 284, Folder 2, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Letter from Senator Bob Dole on the passage of amendments ensuring the humane treatment of laboratory animals

Date: 1985

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Press Related Materials, Box 9, Folder 27, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Constituent Letter to Bob Dole in support of S. 932 a bill to discourage the use of animals for experiments by elementary and secondary school children

Date: 1973-07-10

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Constituent Relations, 1969-1996, Box 192, Folder 1, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Constituent Letter to Senator Dole on improving the conditions of transporting animals by air

Date: 1973-10-01

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Constituent Relations, 1969-1996, Box 192, Folder 1, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Constituent Letter to Senator Dole in opposition to reducing cockfighting and H.R. 17083 the Animal Fighting and Prohibition Act

Date: 1975-03-25

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Constituent Relations, 1969-1996, Box 192, Folder 3, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Form Letter to Senator Dole asking for his support on the Humane Laboratory Animal Treatment Act of 1967

Date: 1967-09-12

Citation: Robert J. Dole House of Representatives Papers, 1960-1969, Box 44, Folder 2, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Constituent Letter to Senator Dole in support of protecting wild animals from extinction

Date: 1969-11-24

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Constituent Relations, 1969-1996, Box 191, Folder 12, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Constituent Letter to Senator Dole on reducing experimentation and suffering of animals

Date: 1969-02-12

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Constituent Relations, 1969-1996, Box 191, Folder 12, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Letter to Senator Dole from the Society for Animal Protective Legislation against Senator Jarvis's amendments to the Laboratory Animal Welfare Act

Date: 1969-06-04

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Constituent Relations, 1969-1996, Box 191, Folder 12, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Letter from the Society for Animal Protective Legislation to the office of Senator Dole in support of the Animal Welfare Act of 1970

Date: 1970-11-30

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Constituent Relations, 1969-1996, Box 191, Folder 13, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Constituent Letter to Senator Dole in support of legislation to protect of wild horses

Date: 1971-04-23

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Constituent Relations, 1969-1996, Box 191, Folder 14, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Constituent Letter to Senator Dole in support of legislation to protect fish

Date: 1971-08-27

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Constituent Relations, 1969-1996, Box 191, Folder 15, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Constituent Letter from the Flint Hills Rodeo Association to Senator Dole in opposition to H.R. 9027 a bill to prohibit certain devices in Rodeos

Date: 1971-08-20

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Constituent Relations, 1969-1996, Box 191, Folder 15, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Constituent Letter to Senator Dole in the Support of the Animal Welfare Act

Date: 1971-01-12

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Constituent Relations, 1969-1996, Box 191, Folder 15, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Constituent Letter to Senator Dole in opposition to prohibiting the sale of birds and bird accessories

Date: 1972-02-02

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Constituent Relations, 1969-1996, Box 191, Folder 16, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Constituent Letter to Senator Dole in opposition to the capturing and killing of seals

Date: 1971-06-08

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Constituent Relations, 1969-1996, Box 191, Folder 16, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Constituent Letters to Senator Dole on the violation of the Eagle Protection Law

Date: 1972-11

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Constituent Relations, 1969-1996, Box 191, Folder 17, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Constituent Letter to Senator Dole in opposition H.R. 8784 a bill to outlaw the use of leg-hold and steel-jaw traps

Date: 1972-06-26

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Constituent Relations, 1969-1996, Box 191, Folder 17, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Constituent Letter to Senator Dole on the protection of coyotes

Date: 1972-05-01

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Constituent Relations, 1969-1996, Box 191, Folder 17, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Constituent Letter to Senator Dole in opposition to dog and animal fighting

Date: 1974-11-20

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Constituent Relations, 1969-1996, Box 191, Folder 18, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Constituent Letter to Senator Dole on amending the Animal Welfare Act

Date: 1974-11-20

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Constituent Relations, 1969-1996, Box 191, Folder 18, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Constituent Letter to Senator Dole on prohibiting the use of dogs in research and experiments conducted by departments and agencies

Date: 1974-09-18

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Constituent Relations, 1969-1996, Box 191, Folder 18, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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Title: Constituent Letter to Senator Dole in opposition to S. 2774 a bill to establish the National Zoological and Aquarium Board in the executive branch

Date: 1974-06-28

Citation: Robert J. Dole Senate Papers-Constituent Relations, 1969-1996, Box 191, Folder 19, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Archive and Special Collections, University of Kansas

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