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"The Body of Liberties" legal code passed by the Massachusetts Bay Colony
First anti cruelty law passed by New York legislature
American Society for the prevention of cruelty to animals(ASPCA) was formed
Henry Bergh drafted "An Act for More Effectual Protection of Cruelty to Animals"
The Animal Transportation Act was passed
The Humane Slaughter Act was passed
Ruth Harrison wrote "Animal Machines: The New Factory Farming Industry"
Laboratory Animal Welfare Act(AWA) passed
AWA was amended
The Horse Protection Act was passed
Modern animal rights movement began
Marine Mammal Protection Act was passed
"Endangered Species Act" was passed
Peter Singer writes "Animal Liberation"
Horse Protection Act was amended
Improved Standards for Laboratory Animals act was passed
Animal Liberation Front(ALF) destroys labs at Oregon State University
The Farm Animal and Research Facilities Protection Act was introduced
Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act was passed
"March for the Animals" in Washington D.C.
The Animal Enterprise Protection Act was passed
Federal Law Enforcement Animal Protection Act was passed
Animal Fighting Enforcement Act introduced
Captive Wildlife Safety Act introduced
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