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Stephen Wells
Executive Director of the Animal Legal Defense Fund Imagining and fighting for a kinder and safer world for ALL animals.
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If you agree, sign 's petition here:
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The study determined a tax on red and processed meats would prevent more than 220,000 human deaths a year globally. Imagine what it could do for animals.
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ALDF Nov 16
It's time for New York's animal cruelty laws to be updated. Learn more:
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Wonderful story from the Foster City Fire Department in California.
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Stephen Wells Nov 17
Thank you to everyone who joined me today at in NYC! I was thrilled to raise awareness about the reality that animals are still largely considered to be property by our legal system. Join 's campaign by following the steps here:
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Stephen Wells Nov 16
Much of the news about wildlife is grim - but there are a few bright spots. In 2008, there were around 600 mountain gorillas left in the wild. Today the numbers have risen to over 1,000 after intensive efforts.
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Stephen Wells Nov 16
Atlanta is the latest city in Georgia to enact a retail pet sale ban. These laws are a powerful way for communities to take a stand against .
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Stephen Wells Nov 16
Have you registered for 's latest webinar? I'll be discussing 2018's biggest wins for animals as well as looking ahead to our plans in 2019.
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ALDF Nov 15
There are new permit applications to take action on at Stop the Hunt! Tell the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that canned hunting does not provide any benefit for endangered species and that these applications should be denied. 🦓🦌🦏
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Stephen Wells Nov 15
Animal Legal Defense Fund () attorneys provide free legal assistance, as well as training, to prosecutors and law enforcement officers to ensure laws are vigorously enforced. Read more about our latest training in Washington State.
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Stephen Wells Nov 15
For years, has ranked Iowa as one of the worst states for animal protection laws. is currently ranked 49th out of 50 states.
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Stephen Wells Nov 15
The Congo Basin rainforest in Africa is the second largest in the world. Due to forest clearing primarily for agriculture, it could be gone by the end of this century.
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We Animals Nov 14
The global trafficking trade is worth an estimated $7 to $23 billion. But who runs it? Who profits? What are the most affected animals? contributor Rachel Love Nuwer offers some answers in this insightful article.
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Stephen Wells Nov 14
Great work, Salt Lake City! This week the Salt Lake City Council unanimously voted to approve a new city ordinance to prohibit pet stores from selling animals unless they come from shelters or rescues.
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Stephen Wells Nov 14
Join me this Saturday afternoon at PetCon in NYC! For more information and to buy tickets, go to . Use the promo code “ALDF” to receive 20% off the ticket price.
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Stephen Wells Nov 14
Puffins and common seals are in danger of going extinct in Iceland, yet it is still legal to hunt both animals.
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National Geographic Nov 14
A Hawaiian family was free-diving when they spotted a whale shark in trouble
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ALDF Nov 13
Our hearts go out to the humans and animals impacted by the deadly wildfires in California. To learn more about how you can help, head to our Facebook page:
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Stephen Wells Nov 13
Last week’s wins for animals in Florida and California are big news! I’m thrilled to see that the passage of California’s Prop 12 and the passage of Amendment 13 in Florida are being featured in major publications.
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Stephen Wells Nov 13
More than half of women in domestic violence shelters report that they delayed their escape out of fear for their animals.
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