Tag: Animal Cruelty
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).
Legally Brief: “Extreme” Animal ExploitationNovember 21, 2013
In pursuit of the next new thing, the next thrilling adventure, the next risky endeavor, some are turning to extreme animal sports like running from bulls.
Animal Book Club Interview: Mark HawthorneNovember 20, 2013
ALDF’s Animal Book Club is so excited to bring you an interview with author Mark Hawthorne. Mark’s latest book Bleating Hearts: The Hidden World of Animal Suffering will hit the shelves on November 29.
Puppy Doe: Suspect Arrested in Puppy Torture CaseNovember 1, 2013
When animals are abused, we seek legal justice on their behalf by prosecuting dangerous abusers, but sometimes we must first track down the culprit.
Sick, Neglected Animals Documented at Notorious Jambbas RanchOctober 24, 2013
PETA and the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) have filed an urgent, formal complaint with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) that includes photographs taken by a visitor to Fayetteville-based Jambbas Ranch Tours on October 20.
Cancel the Great Bull Run!October 17, 2013
On October 19, the Great Bull Run Company will host a "running of the bulls" event at the Georgia International Horse Park in Conyers, Georgia. ALDF has called on the Georgia Department of Agriculture and the City of Conyers to cancel this inhumane, dangerous event.
Just Say No to Kennel License for Convicted Animal AbuserSeptember 23, 2013
According to recent reports, Director Pechart is considering issuing a commercial kennel license to John Esh, a former commercial kennel owner with a long history of animal welfare and animal cruelty violations.
$2,000 Reward Offered for Information Leading to Arrest and Conviction in Case of Kitten Thrown From CarSeptember 6, 2013
The national nonprofit Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) is offering a $2,000 reward for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrator(s) who threw a kitten from a car toward a group of animal rights demonstrators on Sunday, September 1.
The Legal VeganAugust 7, 2013
Why is ALDF vegan? Because we are dedicated to protecting the lives and advancing the interests of animals through the legal system. One of the best ways we can all join together to stop the abuse of animals is to simply not purchase products or support industries that abuse animals.
Animal Legal Defense Fund Sues Cal Expo and University of California for Mistreating Pigs at State FairJuly 18, 2013
Illegal Confinement of Farrowing Pigs without Adequate Exercise Triggers Lawsuit
San Francisco Community Fights Back Against Dog PoisoningJuly 17, 2013
While gearing up for the July 4 holiday, San Francisco residents uncovered a massive incident of attempted animal abuse in their city.
How to Promote Homeland Security? Serve Justice and Fire OlsonJuly 15, 2013
Recently a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) center distributed a counter-terrorism bulletin to law enforcement regarding an online petition on the advocacy website Change.org.
Hearing Could Shut Down Illegal Backyard SlaughterJune 24, 2013
ALDF Back in Court in Landmark Hillsborough County Public Nuisance Lawsuit
Hundreds of Bunnies Confiscated After Two Breeders Are BustedJune 14, 2013
What would cause someone to stack rabbits four high in wire cages inside a ramshackle garage or yard, and allow the urine and feces to pile up so high that…