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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Justice for Bella

An act of animal cruelty ended in a dog’s death. Bella’s abuser was sentenced to only four months in jail for the crime. Bella, an 11-year-old Shepherd mix, deserved better.

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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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URGENT: Tell the USDA to Provide Basic Protections for Farmed Animals

January 12, 2018
We have to act now – the USDA is only accepting comments through January 17. Read More »
Stephen Wells and local animal advocates

Furthering the Field of Animal Law at the Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting

January 10, 2018
We headed to sunny San Diego to hold our 11th Annual Animal Law Reception during the AALS Annual Meeting on January 5. Read More »

Montreal Repeals Controversial Pit Bull Ban

January 9, 2018
Montreal’s new mayor has lifted the city’s sweeping ban on pit bulls, 15 months after the controversial restrictions went into effect. Read More »

Advocates Urge Court to Immediately Stop Army’s Illegal Seizure of Horses, Slaughter Plan

January 9, 2018
Animal advocates are fighting to stop the Army’s illegal roundup and sale of Louisiana’s wild horses pending their lawsuit’s resolution. Read More »
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