What is the Alliance?The Missouri Alliance for Animal Legislation, founded in 1990, is a non-profit organization lobbying full time to bring positive change for animals through the legislative process. Our efforts are combined with the actions of concerned individuals, other groups, organizations and agencies interested in the enactment and protection of Missouri’s animal welfare laws.
Our goals include increasing public awareness regarding the plight of animals, addressing problems with appropriate legislation, and providing information to the proper authorities to ensure enforcement of the laws. As the only organized animal welfare lobbying group in Missouri, the Alliance is dedicated to furthering animal welfare issues by achieving these goals.
The Alliance concentrates its efforts on state legislation by drafting and submitting legislation and then tracking its progress through the Missouri General Assembly. We then educate legislators regarding the issues surrounding legislation, and support or oppose additional animal related legislation proposed by others.
The Missouri Legislature is in session each year from January through mid-May. During that time we attend and testify before committee hearings, provide supporting documentation, meet with legislators and issue action alerts to our supporters for their help. We also sponsor Humane Day at the Capitol. This event draws representatives from animal shelters and humane organizations as well as concerned citizens from across the state to meet and lobby their state legislators.
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