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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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Require Wildlife Services to prioritize non-lethal methods!

For years, concerned residents have voiced their outrage over the killing of Canada geese rounded up in parks across Denver. As a taxpayer, you have the right to know how Wildlife Services uses your dollars and whether its methods are humane and science-based. If you agree that Wildlife Services should operate with transparency, sign our petition.
Ask your U.S. representatives to support the Horse Transportation Safety Act

Ask your U.S. representatives to support the Horse Transportation Safety Act

The Horse Transportation Safety Act (H.R. 4241) would prohibit the transportation of horses in double-deck trailers in interstate commerce.
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Sign the Animal Bill of Rights

Do you believe animals deserve basic legal rights?

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State Actions

Check for state-level actions you can take:

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Pennsylvania: Protect Captive Wild Animals from Dangerous Public Contact!

The Pennsylvania General Assembly is considering a bill, H.B. 1451, that would address a harmful regulatory change adopted by the Pennsylvania Game Commission that is currently permitting captive wild animal exhibitors to sell public contact experiences with wild animals.
Kansas: Urge Lawmakers to Oppose Unconstitutional Ag-Gag

Kansas: Urge Lawmakers to Oppose Unconstitutional Ag-Gag

The Kansas legislature is considering a harmful bill, H.B. 2816, that would stop whistleblowers and animal advocates from exposing animal cruelty by criminalizing undercover investigations at animal agriculture facilities such as puppy mills, factory farms, and slaughterhouses.
Illinois: Help Stop Cruel Mink Fur Farming ​

Illinois: Help Stop Cruel Mink Fur Farming ​

This bill would phase out mink farming in Illinois until it’s fully banned in January 2025.
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Florida: Help protect black bears today!

Take action to protect Florida bears from a dangerous bill! If enacted, An Act Relating to Taking of Bears (H.B. 87) would allow for the unregulated shooting of black bears in urban and suburban areas by permitting Florida residents to shoot black bears if they claim to feel threatened or feel their property is being threatened by the bear.
Kentucky: Take Action Against Unconstitutional Ag-Gag!

Kentucky: Take Action Against Unconstitutional Ag-Gag!

The Kentucky legislature just passed a harmful bill which would stop whistleblowers and undercover investigators from exposing animal cruelty by criminalizing the capturing and sharing of video and photos at factory farms and slaughterhouses.
Indiana: Protect Animals from Puppy and Kitten Mill Cruelty​

Indiana: Protect Animals from Puppy and Kitten Mill Cruelty​

The Indiana legislature recently passed a harmful bill, H.B. 1412, which would take away cities’ and counties’ right to protect puppies and kittens with local retail pet sale bans.
Hawaii: Take action for octopuses today!

Hawaii: Take action for octopuses today!

Ask the Chairs of the House Agriculture & Food Systems Committee to prohibit the farming of octopuses
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Maryland: Help protect hens today!

Ask your state representatives to support and co-sponsor legislation to prohibit the surgical declawing of cats in New Jersey. Help end this cruel practice today!
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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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