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Animal Legal Defense Fund calls for Cancellation of Unlawful Georgia Bull Run

October 10, 2013
Today, the national nonprofit Animal Legal Defense Fund sent formal letters and a white paper to Georgia officials, calling for the prohibition of a running of the bulls event at the Georgia International Horse Park by the Great Bull Run Company.

Blackfish: The Movie SeaWorld Doesn’t Want You to See

July 26, 2013

Sign up now to follow ALDF’s work fighting for justice for these innocent orcas! Many people look back on their childhood and remember places like SeaWorld with fondness. They think…

USDA Seeks to Revoke License of Notoriously Cruel Jambbas Ranch

June 24, 2013
Action Follows Lawsuit by PETA, ALDF Against Agency for Rubberstamping Animal Exhibitor's License-Renewal Applications

Victory in ALDF’s Tony the Tiger Case!

April 26, 2013

Yesterday the Louisiana Court of Appeal issued its long-awaited opinion in Animal Legal Defense Fund v. State of Louisiana, holding that Michael Sandlin is ineligible for a permit to confine…

The Chilling Effect of Ag Gag, a Roar for Tony, and Lolita Making a Splash at Last!

April 26, 2013

This Just In… The Animal Legal Defense Fund had a great week in our fight to protect the lives and advance the interest of animals! On April 24, 2013 the…

Feds Grant Approval for Legal Efforts to Free Lolita to Proceed

April 25, 2013

For immediate release Contact:Lisa Franzetta, Animal Legal Defense FundDavid Perle, PETA Miami — The National Marine Fisheries Service has found that the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF), PETA, and the…

ALDF, PETA Face Off Against Hollywood’s Abusive Go-To Elephant Provider

April 23, 2013

For immediate release Contact:Lisa Franzetta, ALDFDavid Perle, PETA Hollywood, Calif. — Have Trunk Will Travel (HTWT), a Hollywood provider of elephants for television and movies, has a long and well-documented…

Cherokee Bear Zoo May Face Lawsuit on Grizzlies’ Behalf

March 18, 2013

Animal Legal Defense Fund Intends to Sue for Suffering Grizzly Bears Under the Endangered Species Act For immediate release Contact:Lisa Franzetta, ALDF Cherokee, N.C. — While the U.S. Department of…

Is the Viral Video of the Bakersfield Condors Mascot OK for the Animal?

February 13, 2013

"She’s ok!" This was part of the tweet sent on February 9, 2013 after an Andean condor named Queen Victoria, the mascot for the Bakersfield Condors hockey team, escaped from…

ALDF, PETA Petition Floats New Strategy to Free Lolita

January 23, 2013

Feds Must Protect Orca Under Endangered Species Act or Supply a Legal Reason for Exclusion, Groups Say For immediate release Contact:Lisa Franzetta, ALDFShakira Croce, PETA According to the settlement agreement…

Court Denies Government Motion to Dismiss Lawsuit Over Jambbas Ranch License

January 23, 2013

ALDF, PETA, and Local Residents Get Green Light to Challenge Licensing of Roadside Zoo with History of Animal Abuse For immediate release Contact:Lisa Franzetta, ALDFDelcianna Winders, PETA Fayetteville, N.C. —…

Feds Agree To Reconsider Plight Of Orca At Miami Seaquarium

October 12, 2012
Lawsuit Means Government Must Protect Deprived Orca Under Endangered Species Act or Supply a Legal Reason Why Not to Do So

Judge Grants Ben The Bear Permanent Sanctuary

August 27, 2012
Lawsuit Against Jambbas Ranch Means New Life for Bear Who Had Languished for Years on Cement in Chain-Link Kennel

On Protecting Captive Wild Animals and Nonhuman Animals

July 27, 2012

Wild animals kept in captivity, whether born there or captured in the wild, are inherently dangerous. The recently surfaced video of a trainer being held under water by an orca…

Together We Can Free Ben the Bear From Captivity

July 25, 2012

Update: August 29, 2012: Ben is free, read more about his rescue and see video of him splashing in his new pool at PAWS Sanctuary. July 25, 2012After years of…

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