Tag: Animal Advocacy

Joshua Horwitz – War of the Whales

July 1, 2014
When science author Joshua Horwitz first came across a lawsuit filed by an environmental lawyer against the U.S. Navy, he knew he had a found an untold story.

Animal Rights 101: Liberating, Not Eliminating, the Nonhuman World

March 8, 2014
The eradication of the nonhuman world hardly registers on the animal rights radar, and it should. The short movie the Meatrix plays upon the idea of going back to the basics, a sort of "Animal Rights 101."

Making News for Animals

February 18, 2014
Today's daily action for National Justice for Animals Week is to make news for animals!

Fall in Love… With Esther the Wonder Pig!

February 14, 2014
Love is in the air this Valentine's Day, and I am in love with Esther the Wonder Pig!

Looking Back at the 2013 Animal Law Conference

November 14, 2013
This October, the Animal Legal Defense Fund co-hosted the 21st Animal Law Conference at Stanford University in collaboration with the Center for Animal Law Studies. We are excited to share some of the highlights from this one-of-a-kind, all-vegan, pro-animal event.

Tell the World Why You Signed the Animal Bill of Rights

November 6, 2013
Grab a piece of paper and a marker (right now!) and write down why you signed the Animal Bill of Rights. Then, hold it up in front of you and take a picture.

Running Through the Night: My Double Marathon for the Animals

April 25, 2013

At midnight on June 16th, I will lace up my shoes and brave the hilliest city in the U.S.–San Francisco–to run the San Francisco Marathon…twice. According to The Wall Street…

Cycling Champion Gone to the Dogs

March 21, 2013

Levi Leipheimer Takes On Puppy Mills for Animal Legal Defense Fund’s Animal Law Video Series For immediate release Contact:Lisa Franzetta, ALDFMegan Backus, ALDF SONOMA COUNTY, Calif. – International cycling star…

Going the Distance for Dogs with Levi Leipheimer

March 21, 2013

Champion cyclist Levi Leipheimer is going the distance with the Animal Legal Defense Fund to protect dogs! Among his many victories, Levi is the winner of the 2007, 2008, and…

Animal Rights on Election Day

November 6, 2012

(Photo by Don Graham) On this election-day, ALDF asks you to vote for animals, by voting for the Animal Bill of Rights. By now, many people have grown weary of…

Time to Open Our Eyes and Demand Change

August 30, 2012

Close your eyes. Cover your ears. You don’t want to see what’s been in the news: recent undercover video taken over a two week period at the Central Valley Meat…

Who Runs the USDA?

August 6, 2012

The USDA recently provided a glimpse into its inner workings when–at the direction of a meat industry trade group–it removed an office newsletter from its website which suggested that employees…

8th Graders Propose Animal Abuser Registry

June 4, 2012

In early 2010, the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) launched a campaign aimed at promoting animal abuser registry legislation across the country. One component of ALDF’s model abuser registry legislation…

Ben’s Pain

April 23, 2012

Living in Alaska, if you enjoy the outdoors it’s a wonderful fact of life that there are bears in almost every corner of the state. Having lived in Alaska for…

Idaho’s New Felony Animal Cruelty Law Lacks Teeth

April 18, 2012

On April 3, 2012, Governor Otter signed S 1303 to create Idaho’s first felony animal cruelty law. The new law makes Idaho the 48th state to establish a felony animal…

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