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Mercy For Animals Stands Up for Pigs: Lawsuits Against USDA Clear Major Hurdle
Last Monday, the Western District of New York denied motions by the USDA to dismiss two lawsuits that challenge the USDA’s deregulation of pig slaughterhouses and failure to ban the slaughter of “downed” pigs....
Sarah Von Alt
July 10, 2021
Mercy For Animals International Campaign Seeks to Ban Live Export
Every year, hundreds of thousands of animals are crammed onto ships and transported from farms to slaughterhouses in faraway countries....
June 16, 2021
Mercy For Animals’ First Virtual Gala Raised $1.2 Million for Animals
Thanks to our incredible supporters, we raised an impressive $1.2 million for animals through Mercy For Animals’ first virtual gala....
June 15, 2021
Coming Out for Compassion: How Mercy For Animals Celebrates Pride
Since Mercy For Animals’ inception, the parallels between the fight for LGBTQ+ rights, animal rights, and other social justice movements have been an important theme in our philosophy....
June 15, 2021
Harmful Texas Ag-Gag Legislation Defeated After Outpouring of Opposition
Mercy For Animals joined forces with animal advocates and a farmer to help defeat recent ag-gag legislation in Texas!...
June 1, 2021
Young Grizzly Bear Killed to Protect Montana’s Cattle Industry
A 447-pound grizzly bear was killed in Montana to protect the cattle industry. The bear was thought to be four to six years old....
May 27, 2021
Greta Thunberg Talks Animals, the Environment, and More in Groundbreaking New Video
In a new video, environmental activist Greta Thunberg draws connections between animal agriculture and the environmental crisis....
May 22, 2021
Dairy Farm Worker and Father of Three Drowns in Manure Pit
On March 31, dairy farm worker and father of three Juan Panzo Temoxtle tragically drowned in a massive pit full of animal waste....
May 19, 2021
DC Passes Legislation to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Food by 25 Percent
In a huge win for animals, human health, and the planet, the DC Council just passed the Green Food Purchasing Amendment Act of 2020!...
May 18, 2021
New Report: Meat Industry Linked to Increased Air-Pollution Deaths
According to the report’s lead author, this is the first major report linking air-pollution deaths to specific foods....
May 14, 2021