Tag: Factory Farming
Hearing Today on Mistreated Mother Pigs at State FairJune 16, 2015
Fight continues for illegally confined mother pigs at California State Fair.
ALDF Urges California to Regulate Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Animal AgricultureMay 27, 2015
Legal advocates ask the Air Resources Board to regulate animal agriculture.
Legally Brief: 5 Ways ALDF Is Challenging Factory Farming of AnimalsApril 23, 2015
Here are 5 ways the Animal Legal Defense Fund is challenging factory farming’s free ride:
Undercover Investigations Help Protect Farmed AnimalsMarch 31, 2015
Meet T.J. Tumasse, ALDF’s manager of investigations for our brand new investigations unit.
Speak Out for Farmed Animals Week!March 30, 2015
Across the country, advocates are joining in the campaign. What will you do to help?
L.A. Law Event Blasts Animal Agriculture for Contributing to California Drought, Global WarmingMarch 17, 2015
Top legal experts weigh in at ALDF’s first-ever Los Angeles Animal Law Symposium.
Animal Legal Defense Fund Calls for Investigation of Animal Cruelty in Taxpayer-Funded ExperimentsFebruary 12, 2015
ALDF urges office of inspector general to review Meat Animal Research Center tests.
Legally Brief: L.A. Animal Law SymposiumFebruary 5, 2015
Recently, we told you about the shocking results of an investigation of horrendous cruelty to animals used in taxpayer-funded, government-supported experiments.
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.
The Miserable Life of a Mother PigNovember 19, 2014
Gestation crates are inhumane because pregnant pigs suffer severe mental and physical abuse when confined to them.
Public Interest Coalition Asks Court for Judgment in Lawsuit Challenging Idaho’s Controversial “Ag Gag” LawNovember 18, 2014
Coalition presents constitutional challenge to law that silences industry whistle-blowers.
Room to Roam: The Importance of SanctuaryNovember 15, 2014
Hen Harbor was conceived of as a place for hens rescued from the egg industry to live out their remaining days in safety and sanctuary. These are the stories of how Hen Harbor's residents found sanctuary.
The Role of Journalists in Protecting Animals: Interview with Will PotterNovember 4, 2014
ALDF sat down with award-winning investigative journalist and author Will Potter recently at the 2014 Animal Law Conference.
ALDF Petitions California to Regulate Greenhouse Emissions from Animal AgricultureOctober 16, 2014
ALDF filed a formal rulemaking petition with the California Air Resources Board to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from animal agriculture, as it does for the energy and transportation sectors.
A Bad Boutique Law Shows Its SkinOctober 15, 2014
On September 29, 2014, California made an unfortunate move away from meaningfully protecting endangered and threatened species when Governor Brown signed AB 2075 into law.