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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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Demand Transparency from Wildlife Services, the Federal Killing Agency

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.
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Tell Craigslist to Shut Down Animal Sales

Though Craigslist has officially banned the sale of animals, animals are routinely sold on its platform. Farmed animals including pigs to dogs and cats to lizards and snakes continue to be advertised and purchased on Craigslist under the guise of “re-homing.”
Tell Target: Animal Cruelty is Not OK!

Tell Target: Animal Cruelty is Not OK!

Please take a few minutes to tell Target to remove all Dairy Farmers of America products from its shelves, including DairyPure and TruMoo.
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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.

Donate to Protect Animals

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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Maine: Ask Your State Legislators to Help Protect Companion Animals in Divorce Proceedings

The Maine Legislature is considering a bill that would require a court to consider the best interests of a companion animal in divorce or separation proceedings.
Colorado: Protect Wild Animals Exploited in Circuses

Colorado: Protect Wild Animals Exploited in Circuses

Help protect animals exploited in circuses by urging your legislators to support the Traveling Exotic Animal Safety Protection Act (SB 135), introduced by Senator Joann Ginal and Senator Rachel Zenzinger as well as Representative Meg Froelich and Representative Monica Duran.
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Illinois: Ask Your State Senator to Protect Victims of Animal Cruelty!

Tell legislators that you support a bill that would create a Courtroom Animal Advocate Program (CAAP) in Illinois
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Vermont: Protect Wild Animals and Ban Trapping

An Act Relating to Trapping and Hunting (H. 172) would significantly limit trapping in the state. The bill also bans the use of dogs in hunting black bears, a cruel practice known as “bear hounding.”
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Rhode Island: Ban Foie Gras Sales!

The Rhode Island Legislature is considering the Force-Fed Poultry Products Act (SB 471/HB 5731) which would prohibit restaurants and retailers from selling any force-fed poultry product or food containing a force-fed poultry product.
Massachusetts: Ask Your State Legislators to Ban Fur Sales

Massachusetts: Ask Your State Legislators to Ban Fur Sales

An Act Prohibiting the Sale of Fur Products (HD 1592/SD 1029), sponsored by Representative Jack Patrick Lewis and Senator John Velis, would ban the sale of new fur products, including clothing, fashion accessories, and home décor, in the Commonwealth.
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Massachusetts: Keep Animals Away from Abusers

An Act Relative to Protecting Animals From Abusers (HD 2845/SD 796) would prohibit a person convicted of certain animal cruelty crimes — including torture, mutilation, and dogfighting — from possessing, adopting, or fostering an animal for at least five years.
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New York: Urge Your Legislators 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.

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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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