Tag: Farmed Animals
Heroes and Criminals: Reporting Animal Abuse in 2014July 3, 2014
Two boys, ages 12 and 17, watched their neighbor from their second story window bludgeon a defenseless cocker spaniel with a pipe-like object.
I’m Running 52.4 Miles for Animals! They Are “Worth the Hurt”June 27, 2014
At midnight on Sunday, July 27, I will run the San Francisco Worth the Hurt double marathon... for the animals.
Kicking a Sick Pig When She’s DownJune 18, 2014
On June 3, ALDF and a coalition of animal advocacy groups submitted a petition to the USDA requesting that so-called “downer” pigs be removed from the human food supply.
The Ultimate Betrayal: Is There Happy Meat?May 29, 2014
Can the concept of humane slaughter be implemented realistically, or does the label merely make us feel better about the consumption of sentient beings?
ALDF Offers $1,000 Reward for Information Leading to Arrest and Conviction of Petaluma High School Goat KillerApril 30, 2014
ALDF is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for killing a baby goat in Sonoma County, CA.
Happy Earth Day!April 22, 2014
Five reasons why animal lovers should care about Earth Day.
Missouri Sues California over Promoting Animal WelfareApril 9, 2014
Over three years ago, California voters spoke loud and clear about their position on animal welfare and food safety.
Animal Abandonment is a CrimeApril 8, 2014
Abandoning a domesticated animal isn't just a cruel thing to do, in many states it's a crime.
Coalition of Civil Liberties, Animal, Consumer Groups Head to Court over Controversial Idaho “Ag Gag” LawMarch 17, 2014
Constitutional challenge made to state’s attempt to silence factory farm whistle-blowers.
A Glimmer of Hope for Canadian PigsMarch 10, 2014
Last Thursday, Canada's National Farm Animal Care Council (NFACC) released the new Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Pigs.
Fall in Love… With Esther the Wonder Pig!February 14, 2014
Love is in the air this Valentine's Day, and I am in love with Esther the Wonder Pig!
Animal Legal Defense Fund Appealing Ruling over Mistreated Pregnant and Nursing Pigs at State FairFebruary 10, 2014
Fight Continues for Illegally Confined Sows at California State Fair
The Great Bull Run in Texas Was Exactly What I ExpectedFebruary 7, 2014
I attended the Great Bull Run in Baytown, Texas, on Saturday, January 25, because I wanted to be a witness to the event and the treatment of the bulls. What I saw was exactly what I expected: people scaring animals for their own entertainment.
Legally Brief: Taking Out the Gag in Ag Gag LegislationJanuary 30, 2014
Huge news this week! Ag gag and the King Amendment are being taken down.
Veterinary Association Supports Meat and Dairy Producers Drugging Confined Farmed AnimalsJanuary 17, 2014
The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) is lobbying for continued use of antibiotics on farmed animals who are not yet sick.