• Public Interest Coalition Challenges Constitutionality of Iowa's Ag-Gag Law

    10 days ago - By Animal Legal Defense Fund

    Advocates for Animals, Workers, Free Speech and Food Safety Take on Agricultural Giants, Following Victories in Utah and Idaho
    Contact: Natalia Lima, nlima aldf.org, 201-679-7088
    DES MOINES, Iowa - Today a coalition of public interest groups and journalists led by the Animal Legal Defense Fund, the American Civil Liberties Union of Iowa, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals , the Center for Food Safety and Public Justice, filed a lawsuit in Iowa challenging the constitutionality of the state's Ag-Gag law. The law criminalizes undercover investigations at factory farms and...
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  • Judge Rules Factions of “Wyoming Best of the Best” Coyote-Killing Contest Constitute Illegal Gambling

    Judge Rules Factions of “Wyoming Best of the Best” Coyote-Killing Contest Constitute Illegal Gambling

    10 days ago - By Animal Legal Defense Fund

    Defendant Buddha Bob's Bar banned from hosting future gambling activities
    Contact: Natalia Lima, nlima aldf.org, 201-679-7088
    ROCK SPRINGS, WY - A Wyoming judge issued a partial ruling in favor of the Animal Legal Defense Fund in its lawsuit against the organizers of “Wyoming's Best of the Best”-a coyote-killing contests held throughout the state. In January 2017, the Animal Legal Defense Fund sued on behalf of a Wyoming resident to stop the hunting event that occurs annually in her county. Each year, hunters try to kill as many coyotes as possible in a single day. Non-hunters have also...
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