The Animal Legal Defense Fund uses many facets of the law to help protect the lives and advance the interests of animals. The federal Endangered Species Act (ESA) is a critical tool in our work, and we must expand the protections it grants, not roll back the incredible progress it’s made.

Over the years, the ESA has faced many challenges, like attacks led by major industries that place profit over animals’ lives and habitat protection. As more and more animals are threatened, the Animal Legal Defense Fund remains committed to fighting for the Endangered Species Act.

Add your name to the petition—and show your support!

I believe in the Animal Legal Defense Fund’s mission to protect the lives and advance the interests of animals through the legal system, and recognize the importance of the Endangered Species Act in doing so.

I pledge to defend the Endangered Species Act and the critical role it plays in protecting animals. When the Endangered Species Act comes under fire I will urge my elected officials, friends, family and community to safeguard this valuable law and expand the protections it grants.

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