Some issues require space to adequately explain. Our features go in-depth to expose injustices against animals, and provide valuable information for attorneys, judges, and non-legal experts alike.
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.
Walter James Palmer paid $50,000 to kill a male lion in Zimbabwe, so he could mount the lion’s head on his wall in Minnesota.
In April 2015, Kristen Lindsey, a Texas veterinarian, shot and killed a cat with a bow and arrow.
Coyotes, mountain lions, bears, endangered condors and bald eagles, and many other species of native wildlife are being slaughtered indiscriminately by a rogue federal killing agency known as Wildlife Services.
The cruel methods in UW’s tests are considered redundant and archaic by bioethicists and many in the scientific community.
Great news for a bear named Ricky! After spending 16 miserable years in an undersized chain-link and concrete cage at a Pennsylvania ice-cream shop, Ricky is now residing at the …
Candy the chimpanzee has lived her entire life serving as a sideshow attraction for the titillation of tourists and gawkers.
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The ability to investigate, document, and publicize corporate agriculture’s abuses is imperative both to the well-being of animals across the nation.
The Animal Legal Defense Fund's Canned Hunt Permit Tracker identifies pending permit applications submitted by canned hunting operations—or "hunting ranches"—that intend to import or breed exotic and endangered animals for the sole purpose of killing them for sport.
Spectators may be unaware of the suffering that the animals endure as the price of entertainment.
Exploiting animals in bull runs disregards animal welfare in pursuit of a cheap thrill and a quick profit.
Throughout human history, man’s best friends have been the dogs living alongside us, walking among us, and protecting us at all times. Perhaps that is why dogfighting seems a particularly heinous act of human cruelty—a betrayal of the deepest kind: love.
Lolita was one of seven orcas kidnapped in the notorious 1970 Penn Cove round up in Puget Sound, Washington. She is now confined to the smallest orca tank in North America, despite violations of the Animal Welfare Act.
From the stench of fuel to the drone of diesel engines and the isolation of his roadside prison, Tony, a 12 year-old Siberian-Bengal tiger, has endured more than a decade of misery at the Tiger Truck Stop in Grosse Tete, Louisiana.
Foie gras is a cruelly-produced, high-priced “gourmet” delicacy that comes from force-feeding young ducks (or geese) until their livers swell to eight or more times their natural size.
In the largest California farmed animal rescue in history the Turlock, California-based company A & L Poultry abandoned 50,000 hens without food or water and left them to die. In response, ALDF filed an extreme neglect complaint with the Stanislaus County Superior Court.
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ALDF filed a class-action lawsuit against California egg producers Judy’s Family Farm Organic Eggs, owned by Petaluma Egg Farm, for false advertising.