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Does Utah's Government Care About Animal Cruelty?
Animals  (tags: animal cruelty, laws, state of Utah, misdemeanor, reluctant to change )

- 2582 days ago -
Utah is one of just 7 U.S. states where animal cruelty is a misdemeanor. In the other 43 states it's a felony. One reason Utah seems reluctant to change the law is a large agricultural lobby on Capital Hill which tries to protect farmers from....
Plea Deal Pending in Animal Cruelty Case
Animals  (tags: felony, misdemeanor, conviction, plea, woman, 73 animals, sadness, suffering, animalsuffering, animals, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, abuse, protection, law, ethics, crime, culture, politics )

- 2583 days ago -
A woman who had 73 animals removed from her rural Quincy residence earlier this year will have felony charges dismissed and three misdemeanor convictions when her plea agreement is approved next week by a judge.

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