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Interview with Karen Joy Fowler

May 5, 2015
ALDF interview Karen Joy Fowler, author of the stunning novel We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves, this month at Green Apple Books in San Francisco. Read More »

Advancing the Law for Great Apes: Legal Personhood

April 29, 2015
On April 20, animal law made an historic leap forward with the case of two chimpanzees, Hercules and Leo, who are being held captive for use in experiments by Stony Brook University. Read More »

Indiana "Pig Wrestling" Violates Local Anti-cruelty Laws

April 28, 2015
Sports involving the exploitation of animals are grotesque, and “pig wrestling” is no different. Read More »

Does Every Animal Count? Not in California

April 24, 2015
120 day sentence handed down for killing over 900 chickens with a golf club. Read More »

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