Animal Defense Fund Thesis Statement

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Mission:The Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) fights to protect the lives and advance the interests of animals through the legal system. Founded in 1979 by attorneys active in shaping the emerging field of animal law, ALDF has blazed the trail for stronger enforcement of anti-cruelty laws and more humane treatment of animals in every corner of American life. Today, ALDF 's groundbreaking efforts to push the U.S. legal system to end the suffering of abused animals are supported by hundreds of dedicated attorneys and more than 100,000 members. ALDF files groundbreaking lawsuits to stop animal abuse; provides free legal assistance to prosecutors handling cruelty cases; works to strengthen anti-cruelty statutes; encourages federal enforcement of …show more content…
The Animal Legal Defense Fund fell in love with their donations, so much so they have now placed raising money before the legal defense of animals.

In today 's world headlines means money, you can have the best intentions but once you become noticed, or start to grab headlines people start donating. The old saying "Money Changes People" is a truism that never seems to happen no matter if you are talking about a person or an organization.

This saying is never more evident than in the world of sports. A baseball player who consistently hits 30 home runs a year signs a big contract and now can 't seem to even get to double digits.

A great example to me is PETA. They spent years building up a reputation promoting themselves as "The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals" with flashy ads that showed naked stars saying "I would rather go naked then wear fur" and it worked and the donations started pouring in to a tune of almost $100 Million
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Please note: I care little about what they have done anywhere else in the world, they can produce talking points up their ass for all I care, I care about what transpired at Cricket Hollow Zoo.

The KISS rule means to me "If you saved 10,000 animals but left 1 alive living in hell you failed" it doesn 't get any similar than that... ALDF left 300 behind in Iowa not once, but twice and there is no excuse or talking point that will change that fact.

In early 2014 they saved a few Tigers and lemurs and walked away patting themselves on their back as they read the headlines "ALDF Saves Tigers and Lemurs from Hellish Zoo"

Then in 2016 they were back for another publicity tour but this time the headlines read "ALDF Saves Lions from Hellish

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