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Mane Point: Julie Cappiello defends horses in NYC via the New York Daily News. (Published December 13, 2014)

 

Victory! LION celebrates the unanimous passing of Suffolk County's puppy mill bill via the Riverhead Local and the Southold Local. (Published June 4, 2014)

 

LION speaks out against big cat abuse at the Levittown Chamber of Commerce Fair via the Levittown Tribune. (Published June 4, 2014)

 

Our President John Di Leonardo is pictured standing with PETA and NYCLASS against equine abuse via the New York Observer. (May 27, 2014) 

 

Victory! LION works with Brookhaven residents to cancel cruel rodeo via Newsday. (Published April 14, 2014) 

 

Julie Cappiello writes about her unique path to veganism via LiveVegan.org. (Published April 1, 2014)

 

A LION elephant hands out "Wild Animals Belong in the Wild" coloring books between circus demonstrations via The Levittown Tribune. (Published March 19, 2014)

 

John Di Leonardo offers a perspective on zoos via Young Jains UK. (Published March, 2014) 

 

Our President John Di Leonardo joins PETA in speaking against Sea World at The New York Times Travel Show viaPeta.org. (Published March 3, 2014)

 

Our Vice President Julie Cappiello and member Alysha Edelman respond to The New York Daily News' terrible editorial about the Ringling Bros. Circus. (Posted February 15, 2014)

 

LION President John Di Leonardo speaks to the New York State Senate about exotic animals via About.com. (Posted February, 2014)

 

LION comments on abuse at the Rockville Centre Links golf course via The Gothamist. (Posted January 28, 2014)

 

LION's Instagram photos make it into Newsday's snow gallery promoting veganism and companion animal safety. (Posted January 22, 2014)

 

Watch our president speak out alongside hundreds against the largest deer cull in New York State via Newsday. (Posted January 18, 2014)

 

Watch as hundreds of activists speak out at our rally against the largest deer cull in New York State via News 12. (Posted January 18, 2014)

 

Read about how more than 300 activists turned out for our rally against the largest deer cull in New York State viaNewsday! (Posted January 18, 2014)

 

Dan's Papers posts photos from our rally to save the deer. (Posted January 18, 2014)

 

The Examiner covers our rally against the largest deer cull in New York State. (Posted January 18, 2014)

 

Long Island Pet Place covers our rally against the largest deer cull in New York State. (Posted January 18, 2014)

 

East Hampton Patch covers our rally against the largest deer cull in New York State. (Posted January 18, 2014)

 

The East Hampton Press covers our rally against the largest deer cull in New York State. (Posted January 18, 2014)

 

East Hampton Patch announces our rally against the largest deer cull in New York State. (Posted January 17, 2014)

 

The East Hampton Star announces our rally against the largest deer cull in New York State. (Posted January 16, 2014)

 

Our rally against the largest deer cull in New York State is announced via About.com. (Posted January 13, 2014)

 

Victory! LION celebrates Governor Cuomo signing the puppy mill bill via Bellmore Patch! (Posted January 13, 2014)

 

Our rally for the deer is announced via The East Hampton Press. (Posted January 10, 2014)


LION President John Di Leonardo is interviewed on The Kevin Storm Show. (Posted January 5, 2014)

 

LION President John Di Leonardo blasts USDA Wildlife Services for proposing the largest deer cull in NYS history viaNorth Fork Patch. (Posted December 30, 2013)

 

Members of LION speak out against habitat destruction via The Island Now. (Posted December 26, 2013)

 

Read President John Di Leonardo's LTE to Newsday about the largest deer cull ever proposed in New York State. (Posted December 19, 2013)

 

LION President John Di Leonardo identifies 16 at-risk species in North Hills threatened by RXR development via The Island Now. (Posted December 11, 2013)

 

We come full-circle with our 2nd Annual Fur Free Friday demonstrations via ExploreLI.com (Newsday). (Posted December 4, 2013)

 

Our 2013 Fur Free Friday demonstrations are announced by The Island Now! (Posted November 21, 2013)


LION President John Di Leonardo writes about zoos, sanctuaries, and pinjrapoles on page 45 of the Jain journalSramana. (Published November, 2013)

 

Can you find the LION members?  President John Di Leonardo joins Assemblywoman Linda B. Rosenthal in asking Gov. Cuomo to sign A.740a/S.3753a via The Wall Street Journal. (Posted November 1, 2013)  

 

Our rally for A.740a/S.3753a is deemed one of the top five stories of the month by Bellmore Patch! (Posted November 1, 2013)

 

Our rally for A.740a/S.3753a is covered in The Island Now! (Posted October 31, 2013)

 

Read about President John Di Leonardo's advocacy for woodland animals in North Hills via The Island Now. (Posted October 24, 2013)

 

Our rally for A.740a/S.3753a is deemed the top story of the week by Bellmore Patch! (Posted October 19, 2013)

 

See President John Di Leonardo advocating for woodland animals in North Hills via News 12. (Posted October 18, 2013)

 

Read about our largest rally yet via Bellmore Patch and the Long Island Exchange! (Posted October 14, 2013)

 

The media announces our rally for A.740a/S.3753a via Bellmore Patch and Merrick Patch. (Posted October 11, 2013)

 

The media announces our rally for A.740a/S.3753a via Newsday. (Posted October 10, 2013)

 

Read about our rescue of Daisy Duck (Now Liddy Duck!) via New Hyde Park Patch. (Posted October 3, 2013)

 

Read about our protest of the seasonal opening of Merrick Furs via Merrick PatchBellmore Patch, and Wantagh Patch. (Posted September 3, 2013)

 

Find out what happened at our meeting with the Greenport fire wardens about the circus via Northfork Patch. (Posted August 26, 2013)

 

Our meeting with the Greenport fire wardens about the circus is announced via Northfork Patch. (Posted August 21, 2013)

 

Long Island residents cry out against the Cole Bros. Circus via the Suffolk Times. (Posted August 12, 2013)

 

See our Oceanside Cole Bros. demonstrations via the Oceanside Herald and Island Park Herald. (Posted August 7, 2013)

 

See us sending Cole Bros. off the island via Rockville Centre Patch. (Posted August 2, 2013)

 

See the latest coverage of our Greenport Cole Bros. demonstrations via the Suffolk Times. (Posted July 25, 2013)

 

See coverage of our Greenport Cole Bros. Circus demonstrations via Northfork Patch. (Posted July 24, 2013)

 

The public gets wind of our upcoming circus demonstrations via Northfork Patch and the Suffolk Times. (Posted July 23, 2013)


Victory!  PETA announces our cancellation of the Piccadilly Circus in West Hempstead via The Peta Files. (Posted June 7, 2013)

 

Victory!  North Hempstead Town Supervisor cancels the 2013 geese slaughter following meeting with LION.  See it viaThe Island Now. (Posted May 30, 2013)

 

Victory!  North Hempstead Town Supervisor nixes the 2013 geese slaughter following meeting with LION.  Read about it via New Hyde Park Patch and Port Washington Patch. (Posted May 26, 2013)

 

Victory!  North Hempstead Town Supervisor nixes the 2013 geese slaughter following meeting with LION.  Hear it onNews 12. (Posted May 22, 2013)

 

Check out this Press Release from Friends of Animals on LIReport.com. (Posted May 21, 2013)

 

Check out North Hempstead's plan to put the geese slaughter on hold via Newsday. (Posted May 21, 2013)

 

Victory!  Check out the New York Equestrian Center's refusal to rent space to Piccadilly Circus via Malverne-Lynbrook Patch! (Posted May 20, 2013)

 

Read up on our campaign to stop the gassing of geese in the Town of North Hempstead via Danimalnews. (Posted May 17, 2013)

 

Read up on our campaign to stop the gassing of geese in the Town of North Hempstead via Newsday. (Posted May 14, 2013)

 

Read President John Di Leonardo's letter to the editor about Michigan's hunting of wolves via the Detroit Free Press. (Posted April 24, 2013)

 

Check out coverage on our March protest of Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus at Nassau Coliseum via Long Island Report. (Posted April 23, 2013)

 

Check out one of our multiple protests of Merrick Furs via Merrick Patch. (Posted January 15, 2013)

 

Read up on our Lynbrook protest of puppy mills during the holiday season via Malverne-Lynbrook Patch. (Posted January 9, 2013)

 

Check out our first protest of the fur industry via ExploreLI.com (Newsday). (Posted November 24, 2012)


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