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.
Check for state-level actions you can take:
New Jersey: Ask Your Legislators to Protect Animal Cruelty Victims!
New Jersey: End the Cruel Confinement of Mother Pigs and Calves Used for Veal
Oregon: Urge Gov. Brown to Say No to Proposed New Mega Dairy
New York: Ask Your Legislators to Protect Animal Cruelty Victims!
Rhode Island: Protect Animals Killed for Their Fur
Connecticut: Help end cruel circus abuse
New Jersey: Urge Your Legislators to Ban Cruel Killing Contests
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Stop Ag-Gag Laws
No More Puppy Mills
Legal Petition Demands New York Department of Environmental Conservation Revoke Animal Adventure Park Exhibitor LicenseNumerous violations documented at the facility of inadequate animal careMarch 16, 2023 Press Release
Kate Mara to Pay Adoption Fees for All Canine CellMates Dog Graduates in Need of Immediate HomesAlternative sentencing program in Fulton County, Georgia pairs shelter dogs with criminal defendants to offer both training and a second chanceMarch 16, 2023 Press Release
Oregon Supreme Court Denies Petition to Review Case Involving Lawsuit on Behalf of Abused HorseLawsuit sheds light on the need to recognize legal rights for animal cruelty victims.March 7, 2023 Press Release