Tag: Farmed Animals
Indiana “Pig Wrestling” Violates Local Anti-cruelty LawsApril 28, 2015
Sports involving the exploitation of animals are grotesque, and “pig wrestling” is no different.
Customary Cruelty in the Farm Industry: When Animal Abuse is LegalApril 3, 2015
You would never keep your companion animal in a wire cage for her entire life. But farmed animals suffer such abuses every day.
The Friendly Faces of Farmed AnimalsApril 3, 2015
Today’s Speak Out for Farmed Animals challenge is to share the cutest picture of a farmed animal on social media! Don’t forget to use the tag #SpeakOut!
Legally Brief: ALDF Leads the Way in Farmed Animal LitigationApril 2, 2015
When I became executive director of the Animal Legal Defense Fund 15 years ago, one of the first things I did was commit to developing ALDF’s litigation team.
The Modern Savage: Our Unthinking Decision to Eat AnimalsApril 1, 2015
James McWilliams’ new book, The Modern Savage: Our Unthinking Decision to Eat Animals, is an ethical consideration of the reality of animal agriculture.
Speak Out for Farmed Animals in Your CommunityApril 1, 2015
Letters to the editor are a powerful way to make your voice for heard within your larger community.
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?
Humane Education and the Future of CompassionMarch 19, 2015
Humane education is one way the Animal Legal Defense Fund's mission to protect the lives and advance the interests of animals through the legal system can reach future generations.
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.
Save the Date for Speak Out for Farmed Animals Week!February 17, 2015
March 29 - April 4, 2015, is the Animal Legal Defense Fund’s first annual Speak Out for Farmed Animals Week!
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.
Farmed Animals Suffer in Cruel Experiments for Meat IndustryJanuary 22, 2015
The New York Times just released the shocking results of an investigation of outrageous cruelty to animals used in taxpayer-funded experiments.
Legally Brief: Animal Protection and Human Population GrowthJanuary 15, 2015
In the past 50 years, my own lifetime, the human population has more than doubled from about 3.2 billion to more than 7 billion. This raises some pressing questions.
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.