• Prince Edward Island Jumps to Top Spot as Canada's Best Province for Animal Protection Laws

    1 month ago - By Animal Legal Defense Fund

    The Animal Legal Defense Fund's Annual Study Ranks Laws Across the US and Canada
    Contact:
    Natalia Lima, 201-679-7088, nlima aldf.org
    Prince Edward Island (1), Manitoba (2), Nova Scotia (3) and New Brunswick (4) are the best provinces in Canada for animal protection laws, according to a report released today by the Animal Legal Defense Fund . Based on a detailed comparative analysis of the animal protection laws of all 13 Canadian provinces and territories, the report recognizes where laws protecting animals have real teeth, and calls out those where animal protection laws are the weakest...
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  • Animal Legal Defense Fund Puts Wisconsin Hunting Statute in the Cross Hairs

    Animal Legal Defense Fund Puts Wisconsin Hunting Statute in the Cross Hairs

    1 month ago - By Animal Legal Defense Fund

    Animal Legal Defense Fund Lawsuit Takes Wisconsin to Court for Violating First Amendment
    Contact:
    Natalia Lima, 201-679-7088, nlima aldf.org
    MADISON, Wis. - Today the Animal Legal Defense Fund filed a lawsuit in federal court aiming to strike down a recently amended Wisconsin statute which bans photographing, videotaping, approaching or even “maintaining a visual or physical proximity” to a hunter. The organization argues the law unconstitutionally restricts free speech and violates the First Amendment.
    Today's lawsuit claims the law's restrictions violate the First Amendment - the same...
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