RSVP for Defending New York’s Animals: Bella’s Bill and Beyond
Bella, an eleven-year-old Shepherd mix, was killed by her caregiver on December 23, 2016 in Long Island, New York. He tightened a zip tie around her neck, stuffed her in a garbage bag, and beat her with a metal shovel. Due to the extent of her injuries, Bella had to be euthanized. Despite the seriousness of the crime, Bella’s abuser received only four months in county jail – that’s not justice.
That’s why the Animal Legal Defense Fund is leading a coalition to strengthen New York’s outdated animal cruelty laws by passing Bella’s Bill in the New York legislature.
But we need your help to make Bella’s Bill a reality. We’re holding events across New York in March to help gather support for the bill. Join the Animal Legal Defense Fund in New York City, Albany, Syracuse, or New Rochelle for an engaging presentation about Bella’s Bill as well as the basics on how to effectively lobby for animals!
RSVP for each city below!
The Animal Legal Defense Fund is offering our assistance in investigating the death of a zebra who died after being left out in last week's record breaking subzero weather in northern Indiana. We also renew our call for stronger animal protection laws.February 14, 2019 News
In January 2019, the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ), in partnership with the Animal Legal Defense Fund hosted the first-ever formal judicial convening focused on animal cruelty cases.February 13, 2019 News
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