The Animal Legal Defense Fund’s mission is to protect the lives and advance the interests of animals through the legal system.

Filter by:

tiger

House Votes to Ban Private Possession of Big Cats

The Big Cat Public Safety Act prohibits private possession of tigers, lions, and other big cats to prevent animal cruelty and protect the public
Adult Canada Goose

Lawsuit Challenges USDA Redaction of Geese Culling Contract

Lawsuit alleges the concealment of expected number and payment per bird slaughtered is illegal
pigs

New White Paper Offers Policy Recommendations to Combat Zoonotic Diseases and Pandemic Risk from Factory Farming

The Animal Legal Defense Fund asserts industrial animal agriculture harms humans, animals and the environment — and serves as breeding ground for pathogens
Cows

Congratulations to the 2020 Student Chapters of the Year!

The Student Chapter of the Year Award celebrates chapters that have shown amazing efforts in advancing the field of animal law
Lawsuit Filed Against USDA For Lack of Transparency into Inspection Process of Primate Research Facilities

Lawsuit Filed Against USDA For Lack of Transparency into Inspection Process of Primate Research Facilities

USDA failed to issue a timely response following request for information about consistency and thoroughness of inspections
cow

Lawsuit Filed After Investigation Exposes Animal Cruelty at Dairy Farmers of America Supplier

Video shows malicious acts of violence toward cows, gross neglect of calves
Kate Mara and the Animal Legal Defense Fund Expose Animal Cruelty at Dairy Farm
Dairy Farmers of America supplier caught on video, prompting lawsuit
pigs

Tofurky Files First Amendment Challenge Against Louisiana Label Censorship Law

Lawsuit Challenges Law Designed to Disadvantage Plant-Based Products
cow
Exemptions have allowed dairies unlimited water in eastern Oregon as new facilities aim to build in critical groundwater areas
river
Charter Question 1 would recognize county waters have the right to be free from pollution

Related