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The Animal Legal Defense Fund works to protect the lives and advance the interests of animals through the legal system.
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The Animal Legal Defense Fund, as part of a coalition of public interest groups, filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration over the president’s emergency declaration to pay for his border walls. Learn more:
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Check out this great article about the important role that dead whales play in deep-sea ecosystems. When we remove wild animals from their habitats, we aren't just hurting them. We set off a cascade of negative consequences for the entire ecosystem.
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Every winter, we hear about dogs freezing to death. The best way to keep companion animals safe is to bring them inside, where it's warm. Please - if you see an animal in distress, call 911 or local law enforcement immediately.
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ALDF Feb 18
Next week is National Justice for Animals Week - an annual event dedicated to raising public awareness about animal abuse, how to report it, and how to work within your community to create stronger laws and ensure tough enforcement. 🐎
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ALDF Feb 15
Live in the area? Join us for a free event on Wednesday, March 6!
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ALDF Feb 15
Interested in learning more about animal law? Check out “Animal Law 101” on our website!
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ALDF Feb 15
Listen to Animal Legal Defense Fund Executive Director on 's podcast !
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ALDF Feb 14
A few weeks ago, a zebra tragically (and unnecessarily) died after being left out in record breaking subzero weather in northern Indiana. We are offering our assistance in investigating the animal's death.
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ALDF Feb 14
Florida residents - we need your help! Please urge Representative to sponsor the Florida Orca Protection Act. Orcas are counting on us to make sure this generation of captive orcas is the last.
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ALDF Feb 13
Save the date! Join us for the 27th annual Animal Law Conference in Portland, Oregon on October 25-27, 2019. For more information about the Animal Law Conference, go to
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ALDF Feb 13
Today we submitted comments to Washington state lawmakers urging them to support a bill that would stop unfair and deceptive pet leasing practices.
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ALDF Feb 13
Love animals and spend a lot of time online? Join our social media ambassador program!
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ALDF Feb 12
Washington State - Take Action! The Washington legislature is considering HB 1476, an important bill that would prohibit unfair and deceptive pet leasing.
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ALDF Feb 12
New York's "No Pet Left Behind" law requires officers enacting an eviction warrant to check the premises for companion animals to coordinate their safe removal.
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ALDF Feb 12
Join Animal Legal Defense Fund Staff Attorney Danny Waltz for our next webinar! He'll be discussing the Endangered Species Act and how it's helping captive animals. Registration is free but spaces are limited. Sign up today! 🦁🐯🐻
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Stephen Wells Feb 7
Ag-Gag laws are deliberate attempts to hide animal cruelty, food safety, workers’ rights, and environmental violations from the American public. Sign 's petition if you agree!
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ALDF Feb 11
Florida – captive orcas need your help! Please ask Rep. Eskamani () to sponsor the FL Orca Protection Act by tagging her on Twitter - Sample tweet: "., please sponsor the Florida Orca Protection Act! "
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ALDF Feb 11
We're leading a coalition to introduce in the New York legislature. If you live in New York, join us this March at a series of free events to support the bill. Learn more:
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ALDF Feb 11
Trooper and Adam, the two dogs thrown out of a moving vehicle in Marathon, New York in December, are now in a loving home!
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ALDF Feb 8
Help us identify California restaurants + retailers that are violating the state ban on foie gras, a cruelly-produced "delicacy." If you see in CA restaurants or stores, tell us!
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