Shaping Policy for Farm Animals

Through engagement with key policymakers at the state, federal, and international levels, AWI seeks an end to cruel methods of housing, handling, transporting, and slaughtering farm animals. We regularly provide public comments, testimony, petitions for rulemaking, and similar input in furtherance of this mission. Examples of our work in this area can be found below.

Farm Animal Fact Sheets

The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) prepares brief fact sheets on a variety of topics related to the use of animals in agriculture. Each of the following fact sheets is available as a downloadable PDF.

Farm Animal Legal Protections

AWI prepares reports on the history and current status of laws that affect the welfare of farm animals. The content of each paper is kept updated, and all of the reports are available as a downloadable PDF.

Farm Animal Reports

AWI prepares comprehensive papers on topics related to the welfare of animals used in agriculture. Each of the following reports is available as a downloadable PDF.

AWI’s Farm Animal Policy Efforts

AWI works to secure protections for animals in agriculture by engaging with key policymakers at the state, federal and international levels. AWI regularly provides public comments, testimony and similar input to such bodies in furtherance of our mission to reduce animal suffering. Examples of AWI public comments, testimony and other input can be found here in downloadable PDF format.

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