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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.

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Massachusetts: Urge Your State Legislators to Protect the Welfare of Egg-Laying Hens

Egg-laying hens are among the most abused animals in the country yet have few legal protections. Urge your state senator and representative to co-sponsor An Act to upgrade hen welfare and establish uniform cage-free standards (HD 596/S.36), filed by Representative Dan Cahill and Senator Jason Lewis.
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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 Jersey: Ask Your Legislators to Enact a Law Mandating Reporting Suspected Abuse

Communication between government agencies is critical to helping ensure multiple forms of abuse — including animal abuse — is exposed and addressed. By mandating cross-reporting between groups like veterinary clinics and child protection agencies, we can help protect our most vulnerable populations.
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New Jersey: Urge Your Legislators to Support the Cosmetic Testing Sales Ban

New Jersey previously enacted a law to limit product-testing on animals where alternative non-animal tests are available. The state now has an opportunity to remain at the forefront by passing the New Jersey Humane Cosmetics Act, A.795/S.1726, to ban the sale of cosmetics that were developed using animal tests on or after January 1, 2020.
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New Jersey: Urge Your Legislators to Ban Cruel Killing Contests

S.1176 / A.1365, championed by Senator Nilsa Cruz-Perez and Assembly Member Daniel Benson, would prohibit harassing or killing certain wildlife at competitive events and is now being considered by the New Jersey Legislature.
New Jersey: Protect Animals Trapped in Cars!

New Jersey: Protect Animals Trapped in Cars!

Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle’s bill, A.4540, would provide immunity from civil and criminal liability to persons who in good faith enter a motor vehicle to rescue an animal from immediate danger.
New Jersey: Protect Animals From Extreme Conditions In Motor Vehicles!

New Jersey: Protect Animals From Extreme Conditions In Motor Vehicles!

S1175 provides civil and criminal immunity to persons who in good faith enter a motor vehicle to rescue an animal if the person reasonably believes that the animal is in immediate danger.
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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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