New Hope in the New YearPosted by Stephen Wells, ALDF's Executive Director on December 26, 2011
As this year comes to an end, it is important that you know what your commitment to animal protection means, not only to me, but to all of us here at the Animal Legal Defense Fund.
Every day we hear stories of heartbreaking animal abuse. If we thought we were fighting to stop these criminals on our own, it would be hard to face the day. But to know we have animal advocates such as you at our side fills us with hope. Together, we are empowered to help stop animal cruelty and win justice for animal victims.
Your gift empowers ALDF to:
- file lawsuits to protect animals like Lolita, a solitary orca who has been confined to a tiny concrete tank at the Miami Seaquarium for more than 40 years;
- press for legislation that stops the abuse of animals like the thousands of chimpanzees used in research laboratories and exploited in the entertainment industry;
- provide expert legal counsel to prosecutors across the country to help put animal abusers like Thomas Nebus, who repeatedly stabbed his neighbor’s dog Rosco, behind bars.
Your generous donation, and all you do to support ALDF in your everyday life, truly makes a difference… to the animals abused on factory farms, in puppy mills, and in the name of entertainment.
Together, we’re winning the case against animal cruelty. That’s why I hope, as this year comes to a close, you will make a year-end gift to the Animal Legal Defense Fund.
Thank you for your continued support, and please accept our warmest wishes for a Happy New Year.