Tag: Animal Cruelty
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.
ALDF Offers $1,000 Reward for Information Leading to Arrest and Conviction of Petaluma High School Goat KillerApril 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 KillerApril 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 CaseApril 10, 2014
Reward offer reaches $6,000 to track down suspect.
National Animal Cruelty Prosecution ConferenceApril 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.
New York Man Receives Jail Term for Setting Cat On FireMarch 26, 2014
ALDF pays reward to witnesses who helped convict suspect in cruelty case.
All 50 States Now Have Felony Animal Cruelty Provisions!March 14, 2014
On March 14, 2014, South Dakota became the final state to enact a felony provision for animal cruelty.
Groups Offer $20,000 Reward in Humboldt Dog PoisoningMarch 7, 2014
Animal Legal Defense Fund, Center for Biological Diversity unite to track down suspect in fatal dog poisoning amidst controversy over d-con chemical use.
$25,000 Reward! Help ALDF Track Down Dog Poisoner as Fatal Meatballs Strike AgainFebruary 26, 2014
The Animal Legal Defense Fund, SFDOG, and Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman are offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrator(s) of the poisoned meatballs in the Bay Area.
It’s National Justice for Animals Week!February 12, 2014
Join us in celebrating National Justice for Animals Week! Our first action is on February 17, 2014!
Nebraska’s Worst Animal Breeders RevealedJanuary 13, 2014
After extensive review of the inspection records of commercial breeders in the state of Nebraska, ALDF sent a letterto the USDA, singling out the worst of these breeders and demanding the agency enforce the law against horrific violations of the federal Animal Welfare Act.
Legally Brief: Christmas Comes Early for Animals—as Abuser Registry Takes Hold in NYCDecember 20, 2013
This week, the New York City Council voted unanimously to create a registry of animal abusers.
Tyson Foods and a Culture of CrueltyNovember 27, 2013
Another shocking exposé has come to light about horrific animal cruelty at a supplier for Tyson Foods, Inc (one of the largest producers of pork, beef, and chicken products in the nation).