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Zimbabwe Plowing Forward With Baby Elephant Exports

by Toni Frohoff, PhD.

Despite international protests from concerned people across the globe, the sovereign nation of Zimbabwe seems to be moving forward with its plan to export an undetermined number of baby elephants to China, the United Arab Emirates, and France. These elephant toddlers were cruelly captured during a mass roundup that used helicopters in coordination with armed […]

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Renew Your Support in 2015

by Bob Price

We would like to extend our sincere and heartfelt ‘thank you’ for all of the good will and generosity shown to In Defense of Animals by our supporters as we dive head first into 2015. Your steadfast partnership year after year has enabled us to lead the way with campaigns to end the monstrous and […]

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Urgent: Appeal California’s Foie Gras Ruling

by Anita Carswell

California’s foie gras ban was overturned last Wednesday, January 7, by U.S. District Court Judge Stephen V. Wilson in Los Angeles. He ruled that the ban, passed in 2004 and only recently in effect as of 2012, illegally encroaches on the regulatory domain of the federal government. Specifically, he cites The Poultry Products Inspection Act, […]

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Urgent: Protect Maui Cats

by Tiphani Davis

A pack of feral dogs has been running wild in the streets of Lahaina, Hawaii at night and killing feral cats, family pets, chickens, and other small dogs. The Maui Humane Society (MHS) claims they do not have the funding nor the staff to address after hours animal control issues. Since MHS is contracted with […]

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Starving Horses Need Your Help

by Web Team

Can we count on YOUR support NOW? The moment IDA learned of four dead horses, now skeletons, and 17 others nearly dying of starvation in Mississippi’s unseasonably cold winter the staff at Hope Animal Sanctuary (HAS) leaped into “crisis mode” – without hesitation! As an IDA supporter, you should expect nothing less from IDA.  SEVENTEEN […]