If this bill is passed into law, it will institutionalize the cruel confinement of egg-laying hens in battery cages throughout the United States.
A recent research article published by the American Association for Cancer Research presented evidence that vegetarian and vegan diets provide protection against cancer.
Thanks to dedicated animal advocates like you, California bill SB 675 has been dropped! We suspect that this bill would have been amended to allow for “humanely produced” foie gras. This would have negatively compromised California’s ban on the production and sale of this egregiously cruel “delicacy.”
Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam vetoes the proposed “ag gag” bill. Ag Gag bills seek to criminalize individuals who document animal abuse in slaughterhouses and on factory farms. Without the evidence that undercover video provides, the worst abuses committed by the factory farming industry would go unseen and unpunished.
Please join IDA and the ACLU to ask Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam to veto Ag Gag legislation (SB 1248/ HB 1191) this week.
In honor of Earth Day, IDA supporters across the U.S. and internationally helped spread the word about animal agriculture’s harmful effects on the environment.
This week in honor of World Week for Animals in Laboratories, activists will speak out against the abhorrent use of animals in testing and research.
The U.S. Forest Service is proposing to remove 80 percent of the wild burros living in one of the few remaining habitat areas in Nevada.
As part of In Defense of Animals’ thirtieth anniversary we are beginning a new tradition, the annual William Dewitt Dyer Activist Award.
Meatout is an annual international day of action which began in 1985 and is now the largest grassroots vegan outreach campaign in the world!