Animal Defense League

The Animal Defense League ( ADL ) is an internationally active grassroots animal rights organization fighting to end animal exploitation and abuse.Working under the same banner, the coalition of activists and supporters who represent different ADL chapters may have a stronger effect in their campaigns and fight together against the collective goal of animal liberation.

known chapters


  • chicago
  • boston
  • long island
  • Salt Lake City
  • The Angels
  • Evansville, Indiana
  • Portland, Oregon
  • Washington, DC
  • New Jersey
  • Philadelphia
  • north Carolina
  • Arizona [1]

Canada [2]

  • ottawa
  • Vancouver


  1. Jump up ^ “animal rights activists protesting flights coyote kills”. The Daily Courier. 8 May 1998.
  2. Jump up ^ Weyler Rex (2004). Greenpeace: How a group of ecologists, journalists, and visionaries changed the world. [Emmaus, Pa.]: Rodale. p. 252. ISBN 978-1-59486-106-2.