Tag: Hunting Archives | Animal Legal Defense Fund

Judge Rules Factions of “Wyoming Best of the Best” Coyote-Killing Contest Constitute Illegal Gambling

October 10, 2017
Each year, hunters try to kill as many coyotes as possible in a single day.

Animal Legal Defense Fund Puts Wisconsin Hunting Statute in the Cross Hairs

July 17, 2017
A recently amended Wisconsin statute unconstitutionally restricts free speech and violates the First Amendment.

Animal Legal Defense Fund Puts Texas Canned Hunting Operations in the Cross Hairs

June 28, 2017
National Nonprofit Urges U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Deny Permits to Hunting ‘Ranches’

Wolf Hunting Law Ruled Unconstitutional by Michigan Court of Appeals

December 7, 2016
The State of Michigan Court of Appeals overturned the Scientific Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act, also known as Public Act 281, which would have allowed wolves in Michigan to be hunted if they are ever removed from the federal Endangered Species Act (ESA) list.

Coyote Killing Contest Organizer Settles Lawsuit

October 17, 2016
Settlement marks first successful effort to halt a Kansas predator derby.

Legally Brief: The Cruel Mechanics of Cecil’s Agonizing Death

September 1, 2015

In June of this year, Walter Palmer, a Minnesota dentist, paid $50,000 to a professional hunting guide in Zimbabwe. Palmer later claimed that he believed this fee would give him…

ALDF Petitions to Revoke Dental License of Cecil the Lion’s Killer

August 5, 2015
Animal Legal Defense Fund files complaint seeking Minnesota board of dentistry investigation of Walter James Palmer.

Animal Rights Groups File Restraining Order to Stop Oregon Coyote Killing Contest

January 16, 2014
Animal Legal Defense Fund, Project Coyote Take to Courts to Stop Illegal Gambling, Shut Down Coyote Hunt

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