Tag: Animal Cruelty
Where Does California’s Foie Gras Law Stand?January 9, 2015
Foie gras is the product of extreme cruelty. Ducks are force-fed by having tubes shoved down their throats, which causes injury, swelling of the liver, and painful liver disease.
A Voice for the Voiceless: Interview with Dana CampbellNovember 13, 2014
Last month, ALDF sat down with Dana Campbell at the 2014 Animal Law Conference at Lewis & Clark Law School, where she is an adjunct professor of animal law and teaches classes about the link between human and nonhuman animal violence.
Victory for Oregon’s First-Ever Dedicated Animal Cruelty Prosecutor: Jake KaminsOctober 16, 2014
When nearly 170 cattle were seized from the property of William Holdner and Jane Baum in summer 2012, many were so thin that their ribs were protruding, and some were so malnourished they could barely stand.
Animal Legal Defense Fund Offers $5,000 Reward in Shocking Central Valley Chicken MassacreOctober 1, 2014
ALDF is offering a $5,000 reward for any information leading to the arrest of the perpetrator(s) who used a golf club to massacre 920 chickens at a Foster Farms facility.
Legally Brief: FBI Takes Animal Cruelty SeriouslySeptember 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 ForwardSeptember 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 KillerSeptember 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 FraudAugust 13, 2014
“Seal Guantanamo” claims nonprofit tax shelter while exploiting marine mammals for profit.
NYPD’s Anti-Cruelty Initiative a SuccessAugust 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 OregonAugust 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 TorturerAugust 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 2014July 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 AbuserJune 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 CrueltyJune 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 KillerJune 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.