Lawsuit Aims to Put an End to Coyote Killing Contest

Complaint Alleges the Contest is a Public Nuisance and Constitutes Illegal Gambling

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Barbour County Sued for Violating State Law

Alabama state law requires the county operate an animal shelter

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Don’t Let Ringling Export Big Cats for Further Exploitation

May 26, 2017
You have the right to comment on the permit application. The 30-day comment window is now open. Read over our guidelines and register your formal comment. Read More »

Animal Advocates Win Free Speech Case, Judge Dismisses Meritless Trespassing Suit Intended to Silence Critics

May 26, 2017
In a victory for free speech and farmed animals, the Los Angeles Superior Court dismissed a baseless lawsuit filed by Manning Beef, a slaughterhouse, against Los Angeles Cow Save, a group that holds vigils for animals slaughtered by Manning Beef. Read More »

Animal Legal Defense Fund Objects to Export of Former Ringling Circus Tigers

May 25, 2017
The Animal Legal Defense Fund strongly opposes Ringling's effort to condemn tigers to continued exploitation for "entertainment." Read More »

Animal Legal Defense Fund Demands Feds Recognize Tony the Tiger as an “Individual” Protected by the Freedom of Information Act

May 24, 2017
The Animal Legal Defense Fund has filed an administrative appeal, urging the USDA to recognize a captive tiger as an “individual” protected by FOIA. Read More »

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