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  • House Votes to Ban Private Possession of Big Cats

    Today the House of Representatives voted 272 to 114 to pass the Big Cat Public Safety Act. Endorsed by the Animal Legal Defense Fund, the bill prohibits the private ownership of big cats and makes it illegal for exhibitors to allow direct contact with cubs.
    December 3, 2020 Press Release
  • Lawsuit Challenges USDA Redaction of Geese Culling Contract

    The Animal Legal Defense Fund filed a lawsuit against the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) over the agency’s critical redactions in a contract between the USDA’s Wildlife Services program and a Colorado slaughterhouse, outlining plans for slaughtering geese rounded up in parks across Denver.
    November 23, 2020 Press Release
  • New White Paper Offers Policy Recommendations to Combat Zoonotic Diseases and Pandemic Risk from Factory Farming

    The Animal Legal Defense Fund released the second in a series of white papers — COVID-19 and Factory Farming —providing policy recommendations to address industrial animal agriculture’s role in our heightened risk for zoonotic diseases outbreaks, like COVID-19, and its potential to be the source of the next global pandemic.
    November 19, 2020 Press Release
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  • Congratulations to the 2020 Student Chapters of the Year!

    These awards celebrate chapters that have shown incredible efforts in advancing animal law and advocating for animals through original projects and initiatives. Animal Legal Defense Fund Student Chapters are a vital part of the growing animal law movement.
    November 6, 2020 News
  • Factory Farming Message Testing

    Animal advocates have faced a conundrum when communicating about COVID-19.
    November 3, 2020 News
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