Speak Out for Farmed Animals Week

Join us for a week of action for farmed animals on October 15-21, 2017!

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Join the Animal Legal Defense Fund for Cruise for a Cause on November 4, 2017.

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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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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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news & alerts

Judge Rules Factions of “Wyoming Best of the Best” Coyote-Killing Contest Constitute Illegal Gambling

October 10, 2017
Each year, hunters try to kill as many coyotes as possible in a single day. Read More »

Public Interest Coalition Challenges Constitutionality of Iowa’s Ag-Gag Law

October 10, 2017
Advocates for Animals, Workers, Free Speech and Food Safety Take on Agricultural Giants, Following Victories in Utah and Idaho. Read More »

Animal Legal Defense Fund Files Lawsuit To Shut Down Vallejo Puppy Mill

October 5, 2017
California Carolina Dogs has generated numerous complaints of strong odors, flies, dog bites, unsanitary breeding conditions, and dogs running at large. Read More »

USDA Must Defend Reissuance of License to Law-Violating Roadside Zoo, Court Says

October 4, 2017
Animal Legal Defense Fund scores significant victory against USDA rubberstamp license renewal. Read More »

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