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Add your voice to the Animal Legal Defense Fund's initiatives to improve the lives and advance the interests of animals through the legal system.

The Animal Legal Defense Fund works at the federal, state and local levels to advance important legislation. We advocate for laws that promote or protect the lives and interests of animals, and we oppose legislation that would be detrimental to animals’ well-being.

National Actions

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United States: End the Dangerous Transportation of Horses in Double-Deck Trailers

Ask your representative to co-sponsor the Horse Transportation Safety Act.
U.S.: Urge Congress to Shut Down Cruel Mink Farms

U.S.: Urge Congress to Shut Down Cruel Mink Farms

Urge your federal legislators to support any efforts to shut down cruel mink farms to protect animals and help prevent the next pandemic.
Urge the USDA to Investigate Adorable Stars and Protect Kittens

Urge the USDA to Investigate Adorable Stars and Protect Kittens

Commercial animal dealer Adorable Stars is required by the Animal Welfare Act to maintain a dealer license issued by the USDA. But Adorable Stars has no such license, and the Animal Legal Defense Fund is urging the USDA to investigate the facility and take urgently needed action to protect cats, kittens, and potential buyers from further harm.
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United States: Urge Congress to Shut Down Commercial Wildlife Markets

Wild animals sold in commercial wildlife markets endure extreme stress and unsanitary conditions before being slaughtered. Live markets concentrate a diversity of animals into small spaces, packing and stacking them on top of one another, creating a breeding ground for deadly pathogens.
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Help animals win the legal protections they so desperately need and deserve, and ensure they have an advocate in courtrooms and legislatures across the country.

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State Actions

Check for state-level actions you can take:

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New Jersey: End the Cruel Confinement of Mother Pigs and Calves Used for Veal

Please help end the intensive confinement of mother pigs and calves used for veal in New Jersey by urging your state senator to support S.3401/A.5236.
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Massachusetts: Help Protect Animals from Cruel Conditions

Ask your state representative to co-sponsor two animal protection budget amendments.
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Massachusetts: Help Stop Illegal Hunting

Help stop illegal hunting and fishing in Massachusetts by urging your state legislators to co-sponsor H.904/S.587, An Act Further Regulating the Enforcement of Illegal Hunting Practices. The bills have been filed by State Senator Mike Moore and, jointly, by State Representatives Lori Ehrlich and Ann-Margaret Ferrante.
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Florida: Urge Gov. DeSantis to Sign Animal-Friendly Bills into Law!

Florida animal advocates have the opportunity to help three important bills become law.
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New York: Urge Your State Senator to Ban Cruel Wildlife Killing Contests

The New York Legislature is now considering a bill, A.5746/S.6643, that would prohibit harassing or killing certain wild animals at competitive events. Seven states have already enacted bans on wildlife killing contests, and with your help, New York could be next!
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Texas: Urge State Legislators to Help Shut Down Puppy Mills

The Puppy Mill Pipeline Act (S.1130/A.4283) would shut down the puppy mill to pet store pipeline by prohibiting the sale of dogs, cats, and rabbits in retail stores.
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New York: Urge Your Assemblymember to Support the Puppy Mill Pipeline Act

The Puppy Mill Pipeline Act (S.1130/A.4283) would shut down the puppy mill to pet store pipeline by prohibiting the sale of dogs, cats, and rabbits in retail stores.
Connecticut: Protect Elephants and Other Wild Animals from Trophy Hunting and Trafficking

Connecticut: Protect Elephants and Other Wild Animals from Trophy Hunting and Trafficking

Ask your state legislators to support An Act Prohibiting The Import, Sale And Possession Of African Elephants, Lions, Leopards, Black Rhinoceros, White Rhinoceros And Giraffes (SB 925).
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Stop Ag-Gag Laws

Undercover investigations and whistleblowers have exposed some of the worst aspects of factory farming, but Ag-Gag laws punish people who speak out about cruelty in animal agriculture. Voice your opposition.
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No More Puppy Mills

Puppy mill operators maximize their profits by producing large numbers of puppies as quickly as possible. As a result, unsanitary conditions, disease, and neglect are rampant. Sign our pledge to boycott puppy mills. Together we can end cruel puppy mills.

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