Victory: Utah Ag-Gag Law Declared Unconstitutional

This is the second time a state Ag-Gag statute has been struck down as unconstitutional, both rulings the result of lawsuits led by the Animal Legal Defense Fund.

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Florida Orca Protection Act

The Animal Legal Defense Fund and a coalition of animal protection, environmental, and marine conservation groups are fighting for legislation that would end orca captivity in the Florida.

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The Animal Law Conference

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Florida: Urge Your Legislators to Sponsor the Florida Orca Protection Act

August 23, 2017
We are continuing our efforts to make Florida one of the first states to pass a revolutionary law to protect orcas—but we need your help to make it happen. Read More »

Oregon Becomes 11th State to Pass “Good Samaritan Law” to Protect Dogs Left in Hot Cars

August 23, 2017
The new law provides that anyone may enter a motor vehicle to remove an unattended child or domestic animal as long as certain requirements are met. Read More »

A Big Win in Our Battle Against Wildlife Services’ Tax-Funded Killing

August 21, 2017
Superior Court Judge Lydia Villarreal found in favor of a coalition of wildlife protection groups, including the Animal Legal Defense Fund, in its challenge to Monterey County, California’s contract renewal with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services. Read More »

Animal Legal Defense Fund Responds to Death of Kasatka the Orca

August 16, 2017
The Animal Legal Defense Fund is saddened to learn that Kasatka, yet another orca who has been suffering for years in captivity at SeaWorld has died. Read More »
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