Posted by April Nockleby, ALDF’s Online Content Manager on August 20th, 2010
Deprived of legal protection, animals are defenseless against exploitation and abuse by humans. Despite the fact that they are living, feeling beings, animals in the U.S. are still considered merely “property” by law—in most cases no different than a table or a chair. When laws protecting animals do exist, they are often insufficient or full of loopholes. That’s why the Animal Legal Defense Fund fights every day to win the case against cruelty for our country’s animals.
Check out ALDF’s 30-second public service announcement (PSA) version of our “This Is Who We Are” video.