The Animal Legal Defense Fund’s mission is to protect the lives and advance the interests of animals through the legal system.
Joaquin Phoenix, Billie Eilish, Hilary Swank, and 22 Additional Celebrities Urge the New York City Council to Ban Horse and Carriage Rides
Precedent-Setting Victory Solidifies Attorney’s Fee Shifting for Successful Endangered Species Act Lawsuits
140 Public Interest Groups Urge USDA Against Inflation Reduction Act Funding Subsidizing Factory Farm Gas IndustryFactory farm gas production subsidizes corporations that have a long history of profiting from pollution at the public’s expenseDecember 7, 2022 Press Release
The bill helps end the rampant abuse of tigers and other big cats in captivity by banning private possessionDecember 6, 2022 Press Release
Animal Legal Defense Fund petition for rulemaking spurs reporting improvements: Forms will be revised to ensure AWA licensees maintain complete records of all animal deaths.December 6, 2022 Press Release