News to Celebrate! 100 Facebook Fans / VA Dogfighting BillPosted by April Nockleby, ALDF's Online Content Manager on March 7, 2008
ALDF just reached 100 Facebook "fans" – hooray! A big thanks to our inaugural fans for their support of ALDF and dedication to winning the case against animal cruelty! Great progress is being made for animals and it is each of our actions that makes all the difference. Thank you!
And more good news…
On Wednesday, the dogfighting bill that ALDF drafted for the Virginia legislature passed the Assembly and is on its way to the Governor! The new law will criminalize organized dogfighting, allowing prosecutors to charge abusers under RICO ("Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization Act") laws – sending dogfighters to prison for up to 40 years. Read the full story here.