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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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Tell Craigslist to Shut Down Animal Sales

Though Craigslist has officially banned the sale of companion 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.
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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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Portland: Help Ban Foie Gras Sales

Proposed ordinance would prohibit the sale or provision of certain products made by force-feeding ducks and geese.
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Urge Governor Newsom and the California Air Resources Board to Stop Factory Farms from Profiting from Pollution (California)

Urge Governor Newsom and CARB to stop allowing factory farms to exploit and profit from California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard.
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 (H.849/S.590) would ban the sale of new fur products, including clothing, fashion accessories, and home décor, in the Commonwealth.
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New Jersey: Ask Your Legislators to Protect Animal Cruelty Victims!

Tell legislators that you support a bill that would create a Courtroom Animal Advocate Program (CAAP) in New Jersey.
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New York: Ask Your Legislators to Protect Animal Cruelty Victims!

S.1659/A.111 provides for an advocate in criminal cases concerning the welfare or care of an animal. Courtroom Animal Advocate Programs allow advocates — supervised law students or volunteer lawyers — to advocate for animal victims in criminal cruelty cases.
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New Jersey: Urge Lawmakers to Ban Wildlife Killing Contests

A.502 would prohibit harassing or killing certain wildlife at competitive events and is now being considered by the New Jersey Legislature.
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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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