Animal Agriculture is Harming Our Planet

Protect animals, protect the earth!

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Felony Laws are a Victory for Animals

Legally Brief, with Stephen Wells

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Coalition of Civil Liberties, Animal, Consumer Groups Head to Court over Controversial Idaho “Ag Gag” Law

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Lawsuit to Stop Illegal California Great Bull Runs

Ongoing injuries and cruelty frequent during “extreme sporting” events

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ALDF Offers $20K Reward to Help Find Dog Poisoner

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One Step Forward, Two Steps Back—Damage Control in the Wake of State v. Newcomb

April 23, 2014
The same three-judge panel of the Oregon Court of Appeals that issued a favorable ruling in Fessenden/Dicke(a 2013 case holding that the emergency aid exception to the warrant requirement applies to animals) just ruled, in State v. Newcomb, that an Oregon Humane Society (OHS) veterinarian’s blood test of a starving dog that was otherwise lawfully seized should be suppressed as a warrantless “search” under the Oregon Constitution. Read More »
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Happy Earth Day!

April 22, 2014
Five reasons why animal lovers should care about Earth Day. Read More »
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Truck Stop Tiger Could Be Denied Legal Protections with New Louisiana Bill

April 22, 2014
Special exemption would keep tiger at Gross Tete truck stop; advocates urge immediate action. Read More »
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Center for Food Safety and Animal Legal Defense Fund File Legal Brief In Support of Country of Origin Labeling Laws

April 22, 2014
Yesterday Center for Food Safety and the Animal Legal Defense Fund filed an amicus curiae brief with the District of Columbia Court of Appeals in support of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Country of Origin Labeling rule. Read More »
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