Demand USDA Animal Cruelty Transparency

by Nadia Schilling

  Force the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to reveal how animal cruelty penalties are calculated. Six years ago, the USDA acknowledged it had created guidelines to calculate penalties for animal cruelty. This is an excellent step, but the Department has so far refused to provide information about these guidelines to members of the Senate […]


Australian Ag-gag Legislation Fought

by Nadia Schilling

Australian Ag Gag Legislation Fought Thank you Senator Lee Rhiannon, for standing with IDA and taking the voice of our international supporter base to the Australian Parliament this February 11. The devious proposed amendment to the Australian Criminal Code, ironically titled the “Animal Protection Bill 2015″ is not an animal protection bill at all, and […]


Indiana Residents – Fight the Ag Gag Bill!

by Christy Griffin

Senate Bill 101 is scheduled to be heard by a committee of Indiana Assembly Members TOMORROW, Tuesday, January 7, at 10:00 am. Please call the committee members to let them know that you strongly oppose this Ag Gag bill. SB 101 is attempting to criminalize the investigation of cruelty to animals on factory farms and in slaughterhouses.