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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Protect Wisconsin’s Animals from Sexual Abusers

March 19, 2018
A critical bill in the Wisconsin legislature that would strengthen penalties for people who sexually abuse animals is in trouble. Read More »
Trader Joe's eggs

Animal Legal Defense Fund Sues Trader Joe’s for Deceptive Egg Carton Labeling

March 15, 2018
The action seeks to stop Trader Joe’s from deceptively labeling its cage-free eggs and misleading consumers seeking eggs from hens raised in more natural conditions. Read More »

No Dog Should Die Aboard an Airline Flight

March 14, 2018
The Animal Legal Defense Fund condemns the tragic death of Kokito aboard a United Airlines flight on March 13, 2018. Read More »

Update on the Animal Legal Defense Fund Farrowing Crate Lawsuit

March 13, 2018
Since the lawsuit was filed, the state fair has not hosted the exhibit that kept mother pigs in tiny “farrowing crates” for three weeks every year. Read More »

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