Tag: Farmed Animals Archives | Animal Legal Defense Fund

New Mega Dairy is an Environmental Catastrophe for Oregon Residents

June 27, 2017
The Animal Legal Defense Fund, in conjunction with other local and national groups, challenged the state of Oregon’s approval of a water-pollution permit for Lost Valley Farm, a mega dairy.

HIMP: Inherently Cruel for Pigs

June 26, 2017
Millions of pigs will suffer under an expanded program that allows slaughterhouses to radically increase the speed with which pigs are slaughtered while at the same time decreasing oversight by largely putting the slaughterhouses in charge of policing themselves.

Canadian Activist Acquitted of Criminal Charges for Giving Water to Thirsty Pigs Bound for Slaughter

June 9, 2017
Toronto animal advocate has been acquitted of all charges for offering water to overheated pigs on a transport truck bound for slaughter.

Animal Advocates Win Free Speech Case, Judge Dismisses Meritless Trespassing Suit Intended to Silence Critics

May 26, 2017
In a victory for free speech and farmed animals, the Los Angeles Superior Court dismissed a baseless lawsuit filed by Manning Beef, a slaughterhouse, against Los Angeles Cow Save, a group that holds vigils for animals slaughtered by Manning Beef.

Californians: Permanently End Cruel Pig Exhibition at the California State Fair

February 9, 2017
The Animal Legal Defense Fund needs California residents' help to end the cruel exhibition of pregnant and nursing pigs in farrowing crates at the California State Fair.

Top Constitutional Law Scholar Supports the Animal Legal Defense Fund’s Idaho Ag-Gag Lawsuit

February 7, 2017
The Animal Legal Defense Fund’s campaign to defeat Ag-Gag laws is supported by constitutional law scholars at the top of their field.

The USDA is Standing By While a Global Crisis Looms

August 23, 2016
A global health crisis fueled by the greed of factory farming conglomerates and their allies in Congress is looming.

The Animal Legal Defense Fund Files Lawsuit Against Livingston for Violating the CA Public Records Act

April 28, 2016
City of Livingston refuses to release utility records of major water consumer, foster farms.

California Proposing Regulation and Mandatory Reporting of Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Animal Agriculture

April 27, 2016
The Animal Legal Defense Fund will remain involved in the fight for the strongest possible regulations while doing its best to ensure protection of animals and the environment.

Undercover Investigation Documents Tysons’ Cruel, Illegal Treatment of Chickens

September 14, 2015
Animal Legal Defense Fund uncovers multiple health and safety violations in Texas plant.

Indiana “Pig Wrestling” Violates Local Anti-cruelty Laws

April 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 Legal

April 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 Animals

April 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 Litigation

April 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 Animals

April 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.

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