Tag: Legislation

Animal Legal Defense Fund Statement on Arkansas’ New Unconstitutional Ag-Gag Law

March 24, 2017
The Animal Legal Defense Fund is appalled by the passage of an Ag-Gag bill in Arkansas.

Stop a New Ag-Gag Bill – Contact the Arkansas Tourism Bureau

March 14, 2017
National Action: Tell the Arkansas tourism bureau you won't be visiting their state if the Ag-Gag law passes.

Florida: Urge Your Legislators to Protect Orcas

March 13, 2017
Urge your state legislators to support the Florida Orca Protection Act.

Arkansas Residents: Stop the Ag-Gag Bill

March 7, 2017
Arkansas Residents: Contact your state senators to stop a proposed new Ag-Gag bill.

Act Now to Fight a Dangerous Bill Pushed by Dairy Industry

February 27, 2017
We need your help to defeat a dangerous new bill in the U.S. Senate.

Update from the ALDF Legislative Affairs Program

October 7, 2015
It has been a busy year for ALDF’s Legislative Affairs Department!

A Voice for the Voiceless: Interview with Dana Campbell

November 13, 2014
Last month, ALDF sat down with Dana Campbell at the 2014 Animal Law Conference at Lewis & Clark Law School, where she is an adjunct professor of animal law and teaches classes about the link between human and nonhuman animal violence.

Quebec Remains Best Province to be an Animal Abuser

June 22, 2014
Animal Legal Defense Fund’s 2014 report ranks laws across the country, calls for improved farmed animal protection.

Truck Stop Tiger Could Be Denied Legal Protections with New Louisiana Bill

April 22, 2014
Special exemption would keep tiger at Gross Tete truck stop; advocates urge immediate action.

Ending Orca Captivity One Law at a Time

April 3, 2014
There is much great work to be done litigating on behalf of animals. Unfortunately, animals have far fewer protections than they need within our current legal framework.

All 50 States Now Have Felony Animal Cruelty Provisions!

March 14, 2014
On March 14, 2014, South Dakota became the final state to enact a felony provision for animal cruelty.

Wisconsin’s “Windchill’s Law” Reintroduced

March 9, 2012

Last year, “Windchill’s Law” was introduced in the Wisconsin Senate, but it fizzled as the legislative session ended. Named in honor of an abused colt, Northland’s NewsCenter reports that, “the…

Tom Vilsack Appointed Secretary of Agriculture

December 17, 2008

President-elect Barack Obama has selected former Iowa Governor Tom Vilsack to head the Department of Agriculture. Vilsack has an animal-friendly record relative to some of the other candidates who had…

The Candidates on Animals

September 22, 2008

­­I’ve decided that I’m going to be like Angelina Jolie. [If you’ve seen what I look like, you’re likely asking “how ya gonna pull that off?”] What I mean is,…

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