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.
Petition: Ban Professional Bull Riders from State Owned Venues
Petition: Stop Horses from Suffering for NYC’s Carriage Industry
Tell Legislators: No Tax Dollars for Factory Farm Gas!
Demand an End to Cruel Orca Captivity at the Miami Seaquarium
Check for state-level actions you can take:
Rhode Island: Help Ensure Companion Animals’ Needs are Met in Custody Proceedings
Oregon: Urge Lawmakers to Support Animal Cruelty Special Prosecutor Position
Oregon: Urge Lawmakers to Support Factory Farm Reforms
Texas: Protect Dogs Trapped in Hot Cars
New Hampshire: Ban Declawing Cats
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Stop Ag-Gag Laws
No More Puppy Mills
U.S. Supreme Court Upholds California’s Landmark Proposition 12 Animal Cruelty LawThe Animal Legal Defense Fund has helped defend California’s right to enact the strongest farmed animal protection law in the countryMay 11, 2023 Press Release
USDA Restricting Access to Plant-Based Milks in National School Lunch Program is Dietary RacismProposed rule would maintain an unnecessarily complicated and confusing process for children to get access to plant-based milkMay 11, 2023 Press Release
$5,000 Reward for Information Regarding Six Killed and Mutilated Cows in Three Texas CountiesCows were killed in Madison, Brazos, and Robertson Counties, Texas.May 3, 2023 Press Release