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text Animal Protection Groups Stop Coyote Killing Contest - by Animal Legal Defense Fund
BEND, Oregon – On July 25, the national nonprofit Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF), along with co-plaintiffs Project Coyote and an individual Oregon resident, settled a lawsuit against Duane Freilino, organizer of the annual JMK Coyote Hunting Contest in Crane, Harney County, Oregon. Freilino’s killing contest, held annually for eight seasons, required hunters to “buy in” to the contest by paying an entry fee of $100. Top teams won cash prizes totaling more than $10,000 for various ki...
Posted: Wed Jul 30, 2014 2:01PM
text Animal Liberation Front Targets Canadian Vivisection Front Group with Butyric Acid - by Animal Liberation Press Office
Animal Liberation Front Targets Canadian Vivisection Front Group with Butyric Acid
Posted: Fri Jul 18, 2014 7:51PM
text Washington State Mobile Slaughter Truck Sabotaged by ALF - by Animal Liberation Press Office
Washington State Mobile Slaughter Truck Sabotaged by ALF
Posted: Fri Jul 18, 2014 7:49PM
text Animal Rights Militia Active in Czech Republic- 50 Mink Liberated, Farm Sabotaged - by Animal Liberation Press Office
From our comrades in the Czech Republic:
Posted: Fri Jul 18, 2014 7:47PM
image Arizona Game and Fish Dept. Tries to Spin CA Condor Lead Poisonings as "Success Story" 120_california_condor.jpg original image ( 4288x2848) - by Center for Biological Diversity
PHOENIX— As part of a campaign opposing limits on toxic lead ammunition in the Kaibab National Forest, the Arizona Department of Game and Fish is asserting that the best measure of efforts to protect California condors from lead ammunition is not the number of lead-related condor deaths but the percentage of hunters enrolled in a volunteer program to reduce exposure to lead bullets.
Posted: Wed Jul 2, 2014 7:20PM
text Judge’s Refusal to Review Seaquarium’s Violations of Law Prompts Court Appeal - by Animal Legal Defense Fund
Miami — PETA, the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF), the Orca Network, and concerned individuals filed a lawsuit in federal court on behalf of Lolita, the solitary orca confined to a tiny concrete tank at Miami Seaquarium, but the judge has dismissed it. That’s why today, the plaintiffs filed an appeal of the dismissal of the lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for automatically renewing Seaquarium’s Animal Welfare Act (AWA) license to exhibit Lolita—despite knowi...
Posted: Tue Jul 1, 2014 7:36PM
text ALDF, Cat Sanctuaries Ask California Fish and Wildlife to Regulate Hybrid “Franken-Cats” - by Animal Legal Defense Fund
SACRAMENTO – On June 26, the national nonprofit Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF), with co-petitioners Big Cat Rescue, Born Free USA, WildCat Haven, and Wildcat Sanctuary, submitted a petition to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) proposing a rule to amend regulations regarding the breeding and possession of controversial “hybrid” cats. These cats are a result of interbreeding domestic cats with exotic cats. ALDF argues that these hybrid breeds, like Savannahs and Beng...
Posted: Mon Jun 30, 2014 11:25AM
image Another reason not to eat (or even touch) factory farmed chicken: Campylobacter 120_centralvalley-egg-hen-chicken-factoryfarm-warehouse.jpg original image ( 600x405) - by foa
Britian's Food Standards Agency has issued a new warning: "Campylobacter is a serious issue. Not only can it cause severe illness and death, but it costs the economy hundreds of millions of pounds a year as a result of sickness." It's so bad, the FSA urges people not to even wash chicken at home because splashing water spreads the dangerous bacteria all over the kitchen. It is being recommended that US "consumers" of chicken don't even touch the packaging of chicken in grocery stores, but rat...
Posted: Sun Jun 22, 2014 2:00PM
image "The Paw Project" documentary about the evils of declawing cats is officially released 120_pawprojectlogo.jpg original image ( 400x400) - by The Paw Project
After over a decade in the making "The Paw Project" documentary about the evils of declawing cats if officially released on iTunes, Netflix, Amazon, Dish, U-verse and YouTube. Free screenings are available all over the US. Please, watch this compelling documentary and share it with your friends. People need to know that declawing cats is unnecessary, inhumane and now thankfully illegal in a few cities in the nation.
Posted: Tue Jun 17, 2014 12:18PM
image Cows, Rice Fields and Big Agriculture Consume Well Over 90% of California's Water 120_showerhead.jpg original image ( 310x230) - by Guy T. Saperstein, Alternet
Low-flow showerheads help save much less water than people think. Most people shower once a day and use an average of 14 gallons of water. You could save more water by reducing your beef intake by one pound than by not showering for six months!
Posted: Sat May 24, 2014 12:40PM
image Primate Cage Supplier Targeted in Hillsboro, OR 120_carter2systems.jpg original image ( 259x194) - by Animal Liberation Press Office
On the night of April, 27th, in commemoration of World Week for Animals in Laboratories, a visit was paid to Carter2 Systems, Inc. (2750 SE 39th Loop, Hillsboro, OR) a manufacturer and supplier of primate cages to vivisection laboratories. Red paint was splattered across the glass door and walls of the companies sales office to symbolize the blood of the millions of nonhuman animals tortured and killed for research and cosmetic testing every year; an atrocity in which this company is directly...
Posted: Fri May 16, 2014 3:23PM
text Locks Glued at Portland (OR) Retailer Paxton Gate - by Animal Liberation Press Office
On the early morning of April 14th, Paxton Gate, Portland had its locks filled with liquid steel. Paxton Gate profits from the sale of mutilated animal corpses, including fur farmed silver fox tails. Also many of the dead animals sold by this company were killed by trapping. A brutal practice in which trapped animals will sometimes suffer for days until they are finally killed by hunters or succumb to their wounds.
Posted: Fri May 16, 2014 3:21PM
text PETA Buys Stock in Pharmaceutical Firm Arrowhead, Calls for Ban on Chimpanzee Experiments - by PETA
Pasadena, Calif. – PETA wants Pasadena-based pharmaceutical company Arrowhead Research to join Merck, GlaxoSmithKline, Novo Nordisk, and other drug companies by pledging not to conduct, commission, or fund cruel experiments on chimpanzees and is taking its campaign to the boardroom.
Posted: Fri May 16, 2014 3:16PM
image Photos document animal abuse at Darigold dairies 120_animal_cruelty_pic_darigold4.jpg original image ( 300x400) - by United Farm Workers
Farm workers employed on Darigold dairies have risked their jobs to photograph sick and injured cows they are regularly instructed to milk.
Posted: Wed May 14, 2014 3:04PM
text Coalition Responds to Idaho’s Motion to Dimiss Ag Gag Lawsuit - by Animal Legal Defense Fund
BOISE — Last week, national nonprofits Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF), People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), the American Civil Liberties Union of Idaho (ACLU), and Center for Food Safety (CFS) filed a response to the state of Idaho’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed earlier this spring in the U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho. In March 2014, a coalition of organizations dedicated to civil liberties, animal protection, food safety, labor rights, and the enviro...
Posted: Wed May 7, 2014 8:51AM
text Federal Court: West Hollywood Prohibition on Fur Sales Stands - by The Humane Society
A federal court has upheld the City of West Hollywood’s municipal prohibition on the sale of animal fur apparel. Chief Judge George H. King wrote the opinion for the United States District Court for the Central District of California, dismissing a constitutional challenge filed by a retailer to the ordinance.
Posted: Tue May 6, 2014 7:40PM
image International Sea Turtle Society Calls On Mexico To Stop Endangered Sea Turtle Bycatch 120_loggersea-turtle-1-800x410-2.jpg original image ( 800x410) - by Teri Shore
The International Sea Turtle Society (ISTS) passed a strongly worded resolution urging Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto to stop the high rates of bycatch of endangered North Pacific loggerhead turtles in commercial fisheries operating in the Gulf of Ulloa, Baja California Sur, Mexico. Each year Mexican fisheries off the southern Baja California peninsula kill more than 2,000 endangered loggerheads as they fish for halibut and sharks.
Posted: Tue May 6, 2014 1:07PM
text Paint Splattered at Vivisection Supplier for World Week for Animals in Labs - by anon
Paint Splattered at Vivisection Supplier for World Week for Animals in Labs
Posted: Tue Apr 29, 2014 12:56AM
image Hearing Set in Animal Legal Defense Fund’s Horse-Drawn Carriage Case 120_collapsed-carriage-horse.jpg original image ( 500x400) - by Animal Legal Defense Fund
NEW YORK — On Monday, April 28, the New York Supreme Court will hold a hearing in the national nonprofit Animal Legal Defense Fund’s (ALDF) case against the New York Police Department (NYPD) for refusing to turn over public records regarding the city’s controversial horse-carriage industry.
Posted: Sun Apr 27, 2014 10:49AM
text Locks Jammed at Slaughterhouse Supply Businesses in Portland - by Animal Liberation Press Office
On the night of April 10th, the locks were glued at Market Supply Co. (139 SE Taylor St, Portland, OR) and McGraw Marketing Co. (2514 SE 23rd Ave, Portland OR) also had its lock jammed with liquid nails. These businesses were targeted for providing equipment and logistical support to slaughterhouses and meat ‘processing’ facilities all across the Pacific Northwest. Both these companies play a vital role in the everyday functioning of an industry that subjugates and murders millions of sen...
Posted: Mon Apr 21, 2014 10:59AM

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