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South Dakota Group Battling To Get Animal Cruelty Law IntroducedArson, Cracked Testicles, and Internet Death Threats: How Animal Rights...HSUS Official Expects Animal Cruelty Legislation In South DakotaProposed law targets animal abuseDeputy accused of shooting, killing dogRep. Kavanagh proposes law against live animals as prizesAnimal Law Center says Adams Co. deputy in wrong building killed dogAnimal-rights groups blast NH bill to require reporting of livestock abuseBuddy and Porky Pet Health – Help Sought Supporting Animal Cruelty Laws BillBerkeley Law Student Pleads to Animal Cruelty Misdemeanor in Death of Exotic ...OPINION: Animal protection laws in SD too weakMississippi Animal Advocacy prepares to lobby against crueltyWoman loses appeal in animal cruelty caseLeash Law: City Cracks Down on Animal AbuseAnimal advocates push for tougher anti-cruelty laws in R.I.

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Buddy and Porky Pet Health – Help Sought Supporting Animal Cruelty Laws Bill
Oswego Daily NewsJanuary 11, 2013

This might seem a little boring but it is very important and we need your help. A bill has been introduced in the New York State Assembly, (the number is A893-2013), which moves the animal cruelty laws from the Agriculture and Markets law to the Penal law.more »

Animal Law Center says Adams Co. deputy in wrong building killed dog
Fox 31 KDVR.comJanuary 15, 2013

DENVER – Adams County sheriff's deputies shot and killed a dog after they entered the wrong building while responding to an alarm Monday night, the Animal Law Center claims. A spokesperson for the Center said the deputies were responding to an alarm ...more »

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South Dakota Group Battling To Get Animal Cruelty Law Introduced
WNAXJanuary 17, 2013

South Dakotans Fighting Animal Cruelty, a grassroots organization is working to get an animal protection bill introduced and passed in the state legislature this session. Group member Shari Crouch Kosel of Lead says they're not affiliated with HSUS and ...more »

Arson, Cracked Testicles, and Internet Death Threats: How Animal Rights...
GawkerJanuary 16, 2013

Arson, Cracked Testicles, and Internet Death Threats: How Animal Rights Extremists Are Learning "We will...strap you into a monkey restraining device and use industrial pliers to crack your testicles like walnuts." That was the simple message that ...more »

HSUS Official Expects Animal Cruelty Legislation In South Dakota
WNAXJanuary 16, 2013

... to address the lack of animal protection and HSUS supports that. Meanwhile, South Dakotans fighting animal cruelty, a group of South Dakotans pushing for felony companion animal cruelty laws is currently working on securing a 2013 bill sponsor.more »

Proposed law targets animal abuse
Arizona Daily SunJanuary 16, 2013

PHOENIX -- Arizona parents may soon no longer have to worry about a child coming home from a carnival with a live goldfish in a bag. Rep. John Kavanagh, R-Fountain Hills, is proposing to make it illegal to give away any live animal as a prize. The ...more »

Deputy accused of shooting, killing dog
9NEWS.comJanuary 16, 2013

Attorney Jennifer Edwards with the Animal Law Center represents Fisher and the owner of Chloe, a dog who was shot and killed in Commerce City in late November. "What is going on? This is becoming an epidemic in Colorado," Edwards said. Home video ...more »

Rep. Kavanagh proposes law against live animals as prizes
Today's News-HeraldJanuary 16, 2013

As crafted, anyone who is convicted of a knowing or intentional act animal cruelty would be barred from adopting, fostering, owning or otherwise caring for an animal in the household. Anyone who still had an animal within 90 days of a court order could ...more »

Animal Law Center says Adams Co. deputy in wrong building killed dog
Fox 31 KDVR.comJanuary 15, 2013

DENVER – Adams County sheriff's deputies shot and killed a dog after they entered the wrong building while responding to an alarm Monday night, the Animal Law Center claims. A spokesperson for the Center said the deputies were responding to an alarm ...more »

Animal-rights groups blast NH bill to require reporting of livestock abuse
Concord MonitorJanuary 15, 2013

Six animal-rights groups have come out against a bill at the State House that would require anybody who records farm animals being abused to report it to the police within 24 hours and turn over their evidence. Hudson Republican Rep. Bob Haefner, the ...more »

Buddy and Porky Pet Health – Help Sought Supporting Animal Cruelty Laws Bill
Oswego Daily NewsJanuary 11, 2013

This might seem a little boring but it is very important and we need your help. A bill has been introduced in the New York State Assembly, (the number is A893-2013), which moves the animal cruelty laws from the Agriculture and Markets law to the Penal law.more »

Berkeley Law Student Pleads to Animal Cruelty Misdemeanor in Death of Exotic ...
ABA JournalJanuary 11, 2013

A law student at the University of California-Berkeley pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor animal cruelty charge Thursday concerning the death of an exotic bird beheaded last year at a Las Vegas casino. Eric Cuellar, 24, was sentenced to 48 hours of ...more »

OPINION: Animal protection laws in SD too weak
Daily RepublicJanuary 10, 2013

After working alongside other South Dakotans to try and get better kennel standards for dogs, we fought against discriminatory dog laws, and have tried to get a felony animal cruelty law. I have watched as every other state, with the exception of ...more »

Mississippi Animal Advocacy prepares to lobby against cruelty
WDAM-TVJanuary 9, 2013

The Mississippi Animal Advocacy Group is planning to get together at the end of the month to finalize an agenda on making animal cruelty laws in the state tougher. The advocacy group is a state wide organization made up of shelter and animal rescue ...more »

Woman loses appeal in animal cruelty case
phillyBurbs.comJanuary 9, 2013

Moose's Law would bar people convicted of animal cruelty in any state from working in animal care jobs, such as veterinarian offices, dog training centers, rescue groups, kennels or groomers. The measure also would bar people who have been convicted of ...more »

Leash Law: City Cracks Down on Animal Abuse
Cleveland News - Fox 8January 7, 2013

LYNDHURST, Ohio – Paula Stone doesn't mind gritting through the cold, especially with her little brown-hair pup, Cinnamon. “Oh, we`re going for a walk because it`s nice out,” she said. “We need a stretch.” But now the City of Lyndhurst, where Stone is ...more »

Animal advocates push for tougher anti-cruelty laws in R.I.
The Providence JournalJanuary 6, 2013

Indy, a mixed schnauzer was left nearly dead in 2011 at the front door of the Rhode Island Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. The dog's hind legs had exposed bone and were so matted with fur he will never walk again. Now, Indy "scoots ...more »

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