Tag: Legally Brief

Legally Brief: Animal Bill of Rights

July 3, 2014
Each Fourth of July in the United States, we celebrate our freedom and our independence, our legal “rights” are a point of pride.

Legally Brief: the U.S. Must Ban Cosmetic Testing on Animals

June 5, 2014
Some good news may be coming for animals! The Humane Cosmetics Act was just introduced by Congressman Jim Moran.

Legally Brief: ALDF’s Case to Free Tony the Tiger

May 22, 2014
Playing fast and loose with the law is unacceptable, no matter how deep your pockets or how tight your political connections.

A United Front against Ag Gag

May 8, 2014
What issue holds the power to unite a coalition as broad ranging as animal protection organizations, labor unions, civil rights groups, national journalism syndicates, and environmental watchdogs?

Every Animal Matters: the 4th National Animal Cruelty Prosecution Conference

April 24, 2014
The Animal Legal Defense Fund is proud to be the exclusive sponsor of the 4th National Animal Cruelty Prosecution Conference.

Building Bridges: Animals, the Environment, and Fighting Climate Change

April 10, 2014
Animal agriculture is harming our planet. The fact is, our industrial-scale consumption of animals is one of the leading contributors to climate change.

Legally Brief: Felony Laws are a Victory for Animals

March 27, 2014
Felony penalties play a crucial role in the criminal justice system when it comes to fighting animal abuse.

Chicago Bans the Sale of Puppy Mill Pups in Pet Stores

March 14, 2014
Last week, with ALDF support, Chicago passed a landmark ordinance that will ban Chicago pet stores from selling puppies, cats, or bunnies that originate from "puppy mills" (large-scale breeding facilities).

Legally Brief: Cruelty to Sled Dogs

February 26, 2014
Please take action to help ALDF speak out for sled dogs by asking the corporate sponsors of events like the Iditarod to withdraw their support.

Legally Brief: No Zoo Animal is “Surplus”

February 13, 2014
This week, animal advocates around the world were horrified to learn of a Danish zoo that slaughtered a giraffe and then fed him to lions in front of children.

Legally Brief: Taking Out the Gag in Ag Gag Legislation

January 30, 2014
Huge news this week! Ag gag and the King Amendment are being taken down.

Legally Brief: Animals Freezing to Death Outdoors in the Polar Vortex

January 16, 2014
With record-breaking chills, the “polar vortex” has meant dogs left outdoors have been subjected to brutal cold.

Animals Were Harmed – the Suffering of Animals Who Entertain Us

January 3, 2014
The entertainment industry makes a lot of money displaying animals for our amusement. That’s why animals appear regularly in movies, commercials, amusement parks, even remote truck stops or pitiful roadside zoos.

Legally Brief: “Extreme” Animal Exploitation

November 21, 2013
In pursuit of the next new thing, the next thrilling adventure, the next risky endeavor, some are turning to extreme animal sports like running from bulls.

Legally Brief: How to Be a Voice for the Voiceless

November 7, 2013
This Election, the Animal Legal Defense Fund is hosting a week of action regarding the Animal Bill of Rights. One of the most powerful ways to lend your voice to the cause of animal rights is to speak up for animals in public forums.

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