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Operation Glass Walls

by Nadia Schilling

Operation Glass Walls In the United States and across the globe, farmed animals and slaughterhouse workers are often hidden from the public eye, shielded behind private walls and isolated in remote locations. Undercover footage regularly reveals shocking animal cruelty in animal factories. The meat industry usually responds by condemning their workers, and assuring the public […]


World Week for Animals in Laboratories at UCLA gets media!

by Lisa Levinson

  World Week for Animals in Laboratories at UCLA gets media! Over one hundred activists from Animal Justice Project, In Defense of Animals, Progress for Science, and People for Reason in Science and Medicine (PRISM) marched across UCLA’s campus in Los Angeles as part of World Week for Animals in Laboratories to protest their cruel […]


Fundraising Your Way!

by Bob Price

Fundraising Your Way! With the launch of In Defense of Animals new crowd funding site “Sanctuary Superstars,” you can go from IDA supporter to IDA fundraiser with just a few clicks. We give you all the tools necessary to fundraise for our rescue shelter, Hope Animals Sanctuary; all while hosting events, celebrating occasions, or just […]


A New Way to Help!

by Bob Price

  Now more than ever, we hear from people concerned by all the animal suffering that has become so institutionalized as part of our modern lives, and asking “what can I do to help?” Today, we have launched a whole new way for you to help animals in need, by fundraising for In Defense of […]


Celebrate Veg Life with Us at VegFest LA

by Lisa Levinson

  Visit our Sustainable Activism booth! WorldFest is back as VegFest LA, an all-vegan event with an international vegan food court, great live music, empowering speakers on health, environmental, humanitarian and animal topics, kids’ activities, animal adoptions, an eco-marketplace with over 150 vendors, cooking demos and more! This fun green-powered festival will inspire you about important […]


America’s Leading Cardiologist Advocates Vegan Diet

by Nadia Schilling

  America’s Leading Cardiologist Advocates Vegan Diet You know there’s something to a plant based diet when one of America’s leading cardiologists recommends it. Dr. Kim A. Williams, outgoing president of the American College of Cardiology, has been advocating a vegan diet for years to his patients.  In a 2014 interview with the New York […]


New York Residents: Take Action for Farmed Animals!

by Nadia Schilling

  New York Residents: Take Action for Farmed Animals! The New York Times editorial board recently slammed factory farms for the horrific and  deliberate concealment of cruelty they inflict on farmed animals. Now, as a resident of New York, you  have a great opportunity to stop some of the worst abuses by supporting New York, […]


Protect Farmed Animals Suffering at Cruel Research Facilities

by Nadia Schilling

  Protect Farmed Animals Suffering at Cruel Research Facilities Did you know that the Animal Welfare Act provides ZERO protection for farmed animals? This is because the law currently defines acceptable treatment of animals according to their use rather than their capacity to suffer. Right now, you have an opportunity to help pass an important […]


Join Us Online With Filmmaker Thomas Jackson

by Lisa Levinson

  What would it mean for animals if every spiritual leader went vegan? Filmmaker Thomas Jackson asks just that in his new documentary, “The Compassion Project,” which encourages spiritual leaders to go vegan! You can watch a sneak preview of The Compassion Project here. Join us and our guest speaker Thomas Jackson as we explore […]


Boknal Dog-Killing Days Will Be Here Soon

by Bob Price

Boknal Dog-Killing Days Will Be Here Soon Time marches inexorably forward, and the Boknal Days of South Korea are fast approaching. We are so deeply honored that so many of you have pledged your hard earned support to ensure that when that time arrives, In Defense of Animals will be there; on the ground and […]