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Breaking! California Gray Wolves Are Still Protected Under The Endangered Species Act After Judge Rejects Challenge By Farming & Ranching Groups

Lassen pack wolf pup photo from California Department of Fish and Wildlife. A state court judge maintained protection for gray wolves under the California Endangered...

Breaking! Animal Legal Defense Fund Appeals Dismissal Of Lawsuit For Abused Horse; Argues Animals Have The Right To Sue Their Abusers

Animal Legal Defense Fund appealed an Oregon state court’s dismissal of a lawsuit filed by a horse named Justice against his abuser. Justice’s lawsuit seeks to recover...

Breaking! Florida Congressmen Vern Buchanan & Ted Deutch Introduce Important New Animal Cruelty Bill To Close Major Loopholes In Current Legislation

Florida Congressmen Vern Buchanan and Ted Deutch introduced the "Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture (PACT) Act" to outlaw and make it easier to prosecute...

Social Compassion In Legislation & Center For Biological Diversity Call For Statewide Ban On Fur Trapping & Introduce Assembly Bill 273

California Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez of San Diego is joining Social Compassion in Legislation and the Center for Biological Diversity in calling for a statewide...

Father Sentenced To Only 3 Months In Jail After Killing Mother Bear and Her Newborn Cubs, While Son Only Receives 30 Days Suspension

A father has been sentenced to jail time after he and his son were caught on camera killing a mother bear and her cubs...

Breaking! Tiger Poachers Arrested In Thailand; Authorities Warn More Criminal Gangs Are Threatening Critically Endangered Tigers In The Wild

An image found on a confiscated mobile phone documents a suspected poacher standing over a dead tiger in a forest in Thailand. Photo from...