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text Idaho “Ag-Gag” Law Ruled Unconstitutional in Federal Court - by via Animal Legal Defense Fund
BOISE — Idaho’s Ag-Gag law is unconstitutional, the U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho ruled on August 3. In a landmark victory for a broad-based public interest coalition of national nonprofits, including the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF), People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Idaho, and Center for Food Safety (CFS), the court held that the Ag-Gag law, Idaho Code sec. 18-7042, violates the First and Fourteenth Amend...
Posted: Tue Aug 4, 2015 10:48AM
image Idaho #AgGag Law Struck Down as Unconstitutional 120_happy-cow.jpg original image ( 1024x588) - by Will Potter, Green Is the New Red
A U.S. District Court has struck down Idaho’s “ag-gag” law as an unconstitutional attempt by the agriculture industry to silence journalists, animal advocates, and whistleblowers who expose cruel farming practices.
Posted: Mon Aug 3, 2015 5:25PM
text Third Mink Release in Two Months in Ontario, Canada - by Animal Liberation Press Office
300 More Animals Liberated in Addition to Previous 8600
Posted: Mon Aug 3, 2015 7:57AM
image Animal Rights Movement Reaches A New Level of Critical Mass As Lion Murderer Goes Into Hiding 120_walter_palmer_ram_1200.jpg original image ( 745x559) - by ARC
It's time for Africa and the world to ban trophy hunting.
Posted: Thu Jul 30, 2015 3:07PM
text Rodeo Calves Brutalized; Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead Watches and Yawns - by Cres Vellucci
Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead condoned animal cruelty when calves were brutalized in the controversial calf-roping event at the Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo – in fact, the governor called CFD the "Daddy" of all rodeos, although it has a reputation of being the most cruel and brutal rodeos in the U.S. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4V5Zufhf4dg.
Posted: Fri Jul 24, 2015 12:32PM
image Australian Cattle Ranch The Size Of Scotland For Sale 120_742.jpg original image ( 450x338) - by Tree Nuts
Even the third largest cattle station (ranch) in Australia is 7 times bigger than the US' biggest, the King ranch of Texas. Cattle baron deforestation is destroying the weather of the planet.
Posted: Thu Jul 23, 2015 9:20AM
image Cruelty to Endangered Orca Nets Lawsuit Against Miami Seaquarium 120_lolita-article-orca-image-miami-seaquarium.jpg original image ( 300x240) - by via Animal Legal Defense Fund
ALDF, PETA, and Others Allege Park Violates the Endangered Species Act
Posted: Wed Jul 22, 2015 4:50PM
image Please Ask Bill And Melinda Gates To Stop Promoting Animal Exploitation And Slaughter 120_613.jpg original image ( 500x373) - by End Animal Agriculture
Animal agriculture is the main cause of global heating, of animal suffering, famine, drought, human disease, energy waste, environmental desecration.
Posted: Tue Jul 21, 2015 2:50PM
image SeaWorld Espionage Campaign Busted; Employee Caught Trying to Incite Illegal Actions 120_peta-seaworld-infiltrator-split.jpg original image ( 800x500) - by PETA
PETA’s work to educate people about SeaWorld has apparently made the company so upset that it created a corporate espionage campaign.
Posted: Wed Jul 15, 2015 6:08PM
image Unconditional Anti-Oppression: The Rise of Anti-Speciesism in the Anarchist Movement 120_attention_anarchy.jpg original image ( 552x690) - by via Animal Liberation Press Office
Negotiation is over. Moving beyond liberal veganism.
Posted: Mon Jun 29, 2015 3:50PM
image District Attorney’s Handling of Cat Shooting Case Probed by Animal Legal Defense Fund 120_kristen_lindsey_texas_veterinarian_cat_killing_bow_and_arrow.jpg original image ( 240x240) - by via Animal Legal Defense Fund
AUSTIN — On June 26, the Animal Legal Defense Fund invited Austin County District Attorney Travis J. Koehn under the Texas Public Information Act (Tex. Gov. Code § 552.001 et seq.) to produce all records relating to the criminal case against Kristen Lindsey, a veterinarian who killed a cat with a bow and arrow. Ms. Lindsey outraged animal lovers in April after posting a photo of herself on Facebook holding an orange cat with an arrow through its head, stating “My first bow kill, lol. The...
Posted: Mon Jun 29, 2015 3:27PM
text AWI Applauds Humane Cosmetics Act Introduction - by via Animal Welfare Institute
Washington, DC—The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) applauds Representatives Martha McSally (R-AZ), Don Beyer (D-VA), Joe Heck (R-NV), and Tony Cárdenas (D-CA) for introducing the Humane Cosmetics Act (H.R. 2858). This bipartisan bill would phase out the use of animal testing for cosmetics manufactured or sold in the United States.
Posted: Wed Jun 24, 2015 5:37PM
image University of Denver Sturm College of Law Launches New Professorship in Animal Rights Law 120_university-of-denver_animal_rights_law.jpg original image ( 300x158) - by via Animal Legal Defense Fund
DENVER, CO — The University of Denver Sturm College of Law is gratified to announce the creation of a new Professorship that will bolster students’ ability and interest in representing animal rights. Funded by a generous gift from the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) and appointed by the dean of Denver Law, the ALDF Professorship will provide support for a faculty member dedicated to advancing the interests of animals through the legal system and engaging students in this field of work. T...
Posted: Wed Jun 24, 2015 5:34PM
text Eastern Puma Declared Extinct, Removed From Endangered Species List - by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON— The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today declared the eastern puma extinct and removed it from the list of protected wildlife and plants under the Endangered Species Act. The eastern puma was a subspecies of the animal also known as cougar or mountain lion, which is still widely distributed across the West. It once roamed as far north as southeastern Ontario, southern Quebec and New Brunswick in Canada, south to South Carolina and west to Kentucky, Illinois and Michigan.
Posted: Tue Jun 16, 2015 1:43PM
image Animal Liberation Front Destroys Two Trucks In Ontario, Canada 120_canada_hls_june15.jpg original image ( 420x281) - by Animal Liberation Press Office
June 8, 2015 For Immediate Release
Posted: Mon Jun 8, 2015 9:14PM
image 1600 Captive Mink in St. Marys, Ontario (Canada) Liberated by Animal Activists 120_canada_mink_may15.jpg original image ( 420x299) - by Animal Liberation Press Office
For Immediate Release June 2, 2015
Posted: Mon Jun 8, 2015 9:11PM
text Canadian risk assessment finds GMO salmon susceptible to disease - by via Center for Food Safety
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A never-before-seen draft environmental review of AquaBounty Technologies’ (ABTX) genetically engineered (GE) salmon reveals that Canadian government scientists disagree with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on key questions related to the safety and performance of what may be the first GE animal approved for human consumption. In light of these findings, Food & Water Watch, Center for Food Safety, Friends of the Earth and Consumers Union today called on the ...
Posted: Thu May 28, 2015 4:48PM
image Demand Permanent Closure Of A Taxpayer Funded "Meat Animal" Research Center in Nebraska 120_1us-meat-animal-research-center_thumb.jpg original image ( 482x166) - by ARC9
help shut down a 55 square mile animal concentration camp in southern Nebraska run by the USDA
Posted: Tue May 19, 2015 1:39PM
text Corporate Trade Agenda Attacks Americans’ Right to Know - by via Food & Water Watch
Washington, D.C.—Today, the World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled that mandatory country of origin labels (COOL) rules for meat and poultry that went into effect in the United States in 2013 are not compliant with global trade standards. The WTO continued to find that the goal of providing information to consumers was compliant with international trade rules, but it decided narrowly that the implementation of the rules for COOL labels negatively impacted livestock imports from Canada and Mex...
Posted: Mon May 18, 2015 5:13PM
image Petition Seeks Emergency Moratorium on Imports of Salamanders for Pet Trade 120_easternnewt_notophthalmusviridescen_patrickcoin_wikimedia.jpg original image ( 1600x1011) - by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity and Save the Frogs today filed a formal petition to the Interior secretary seeking an emergency moratorium on the import of salamanders for the pet trade to prevent introduction of the deadly fungus Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans (Bsal) into the United States. Bsal is a highly virulent pathogen from Asia spreading through the salamander pet trade and killing wild salamanders; it has already nearly wiped out wild fire salamanders in the Neth...
Posted: Thu May 14, 2015 8:33AM

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