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2016 SALDF Essay Contest Winner

How can we best protect wild animals in light of urban expansion and population growth? by Jonathan Morris

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Double Your Year-end Gifts’ Impact

DEADLINE EXTENDED! Year-end Gifts Will Be Matched Up To $195,000 - Deadline December 15

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Inhumane Pennsylvania Roadside Zoo Shut Down

Animals rescued and taken to sanctuary.

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Animal Protection Coalition Urges USDA To Protect Consumers

December 5, 2016
Animal protection coalition has submitted a comment today, to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) sharply criticizing the agency’s “Labeling Guideline on Documentation Needed to Substantiate Animal Raising Claims for Label Submissions." Read More »
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Protecting Pennsylvania’s Mother Dogs from Puppy Mill Neglect

December 2, 2016
Puppy mills in Pennsylvania are now required to provide all dogs with safe, comfortable flooring and with free access to fresh air and room to exercise. Read More »
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Federal Appeals Court Dismisses Challenge to California Sales Ban on Eggs Sourced from Extreme Confinement of Hens

December 1, 2016
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court’s dismissal of a lawsuit challenging California’s ban on the sale of shell eggs obtained from sources that do not comply with its animal care standards. Read More »
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Congratulations to the 2016 SALDF Chapter of the Year!

November 30, 2016
The Animal Legal Defense Fund congratulates the Lewis & Clark Law School Student Animal Legal Defense Fund (SALDF) chapter for winning the 2016 SALDF Chapter of the Year Award! Read More »
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