Tag: Animal Cruelty

Legally Brief: FBI Takes Animal Cruelty Seriously

September 25, 2014
At the Animal Legal Defense Fund, we are often asked for statistics about animal cruelty crimes, which for too long have been unavailable until now.

Tracking Animal Crimes Data in the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program – A Huge Step Forward

September 17, 2014
Since 1929, the FBI has been the central repository for the collection and dissemination of federal, state, and local crime statistics.

$5,000 Reward Offered for Information Leading to Arrest of Horse Killer

September 10, 2014
ALDF is offering a $5,000 reward for any information leading to the arrest of the perpetrator(s) who allegedly shot and killed a pony this past weekend.

Animal Legal Defense Fund Demands Investigation of Morro Bay Aquarium for Tax Fraud

August 13, 2014
“Seal Guantanamo” claims nonprofit tax shelter while exploiting marine mammals for profit.

NYPD’s Anti-Cruelty Initiative a Success

August 12, 2014
The NYPD’s recent anti-cruelty initiative has, for many of New York’s animals, been a success.

Two Great Legal Victories for Animals in Oregon

August 11, 2014
August 7 was a busy day for animal lawyers in that the Oregon Supreme Court issued two important decisions.

$5,500 Reward Offered for Information Leading to Arrest and Conviction of Coyote Pup Torturer

August 6, 2014
ALDF is offering a $2,500 reward for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrator(s) who tied and tortured a six pound female coyote pup in Santa Maria, California.

Heroes and Criminals: Reporting Animal Abuse in 2014

July 3, 2014
Two boys, ages 12 and 17, watched their neighbor from their second story window bludgeon a defenseless cocker spaniel with a pipe-like object.

Quebec Remains Best Province to be an Animal Abuser

June 22, 2014
Animal Legal Defense Fund’s 2014 report ranks laws across the country, calls for improved farmed animal protection.

Fifth Circuit Rules that Animal Crush Video Law Prohibits Obscenity and Congress Has Significant Interest in Preventing Animal Cruelty

June 17, 2014
On June 13, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruled that the Animal Crush Video Prohibition Act of 2010 is Constitutional on its face because it prohibits obscenity not protected by the First Amendment.

ALDF Offers $2,000 Reward to Catch Humboldt Dog Killer

June 2, 2014
ALDF announced a $2,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for shooting and displaying the bodies of two dogs in a remote area near the town of Dinsmore.

ALDF Offers $1,000 Reward for Information Leading to Arrest and Conviction of Petaluma High School Goat Killer

April 30, 2014
ALDF is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for killing a baby goat in Sonoma County, CA.

ALDF, Alley Cat Allies Offer $5,750 Reward for Information Leading to Arrest and Conviction of Yonkers Cat Killer

April 29, 2014
ALDF along with Alley Cat Allies are offering a total $5,750 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrator(s) responsible for killing more than 25 cats in Yonkers, New York.

ALDF Offers $5,000 Reward in Monterey Horse Cruelty Case

April 10, 2014
Reward offer reaches $6,000 to track down suspect.

National Animal Cruelty Prosecution Conference

April 7, 2014
The Animal Legal Defense Fund is proud to sponsor the 4th National Animal Cruelty Prosecution Conference in Atlanta, in partnership with the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys (APA) and the Prosecuting Attorneys' Council of Georgia.

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