Mark your calendar and join student chapters around the nation in helping to promote these annual Animal Legal Defense Fund events:
Speak Out for Farmed Animals Week
Participate in Speak Out for Farmed Animals Week, which is dedicated to raising public awareness about the lack of meaningful laws that protect farmed animals from cruel treatment. Table at your school to educate people about cruelty in animal agriculture, host a plant-based bake sale to show how delicious cruelty-free pastries can be, or hold a screening of a film about factory farming.
Conferences & Symposia
Events such as the annual Animal Law Conference are great educational and networking opportunities. Check our website for a list of upcoming events. Organize a group trip to attend these events as a chapter. Don’t forget to apply for a grant to cover your chapter’s travel expenses!
National Justice for Animals Week
Participate in National Justice for Animals Week, which is dedicated to raising public awareness about animal abuse.
The U.S. District Court for the Central District of California dismissed the industry’s constitutional challenge in its entirety, and forbade the plaintiffs from trying to renew those claims.January 15, 2020 News
The Animal Legal Defense Fund filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for issuing a final rule allowing pig slaughterhouses nationwide to police themselves and kill pigs at very high line speeds.January 13, 2020 News
Ask your state legislators to provide an opportunity for dogs and cats used in research to find loving homes once their time in a research laboratory has come to an end by supporting An Act Protecting Research Animals.January 12, 2020 Action Alert