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Animal Welfare Act

H.R. 3277

ELR Congressional Update

H.R. 1442

ELR Congressional Update

United States v. Lowe

ELR Case

A district court granted the U.S. government's motions for preliminary injunction and temporary restraining order in a lawsuit concerning owners' care of animals at two facilities in Oklahoma.The government sought an order declaring the...

S. 4757

ELR Congressional Update

American Anti-Vivisection Society v. United States Department of Agriculture

ELR Case

The D.C. Circuit held that USDA's failure to issue animal welfare standards to protect birds pursuant to the Animal Welfare Act (AWA) violated the APA. Animal rights groups argued that USDA's longstanding failure to promulgate standards...

S. 3780

ELR Congressional Update

S. 2971

ELR Congressional Update

Animal Legal Defense Fund v. USDA

ELR Case

The D.C. Circuit held that the USDA did not violate the Animal Welfare Act (AWA) when it renewed the licenses of animal exhibitors the agency knew was in violation of numerous animal welfare requirements. Animal activists brought suit...

H.R. 1759, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

H.R. 1141, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update