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PETITION - Applaud FBI for Tracking Animal Abuse on Par With Rape, Assault, and Homicide
Animals  (tags: Good News, ethics, animal abuse, tracking, investigations, justice system, justice for animals, prosecution, penalties, charges, punishment, prevention of cruelty to animals, protection, animalrights, animalwelfare )

- 109 days ago -
This year, the crime of animal abuse has been classified by the Federal Bureau of Investigation as a Group A felony. Group A felonies include the most violent and vicious crimes, such as homicide, arson, and assault.
PETITION - Justice For Calista! Severely Abused And Starved By Her Owner In Paterson, NJ!
Animals  (tags: starved dog, abused dog, punishment for animal abusers, animalrights, animalwelfare, needless suffering, justice for animals, stronger protection, penalties )

- 120 days ago -
A pit bull found Tuesday on a city street emaciated and starving is being nursed to recovery at an animal hospital and being fed small portions of food. The tan-colored female pit bull had her rib cage poking out through her thin skin when...
Seguin Man Starves Dog And Ties Rope Around His Neck Almost Removing The Dog's Head! Demand Justice For Bill!
Animals  (tags: evil barbaric cruelty, punishment for animal abusers, animalrights, animalwelfare, suffering, stronger protection, penalties, justice )

- 148 days ago -
Seguin Animal Services noticed the dog chained to an object with a rope wrapped tightly around his neck.The rope was tight enough to cut into the dog's neck, almost removing the animal's head. It had to be surgically removed from the dog, now named Bill.
PETITION - Justice for Dog Beaten to Death With Mouth Taped Shut, Then Dumped in Dumpster
Animals  (tags: barbaric dog cruelty, punishment for dog killer, animaladvocates, animalrights, sadness, suffering, penalties, justice for animals )

- 152 days ago -
An innocent German wirehair dog was found dead in a local business' dumpster with his mouth taped shut. Animal Control confirmed that the poor dog was beaten to death and their investigation helped lead them to the killer - a 28-year-old man who had...
Petition: Make Cockfighting a Felony In Kentucky
Animals  (tags: cockfighting, barbaric animal cruelty, penalties, banning, ethics, animalrights, animalwelfare, suffering, protection )

- 160 days ago -
Kentucky is part of the infamous "cockfighting corridor". These are states with only misdemeanor charges, where the penalties are so small, that they have no impact. They are nothing more than a "cost" of doing business. Participants come from other state
Petition: Free Calf Trapped Inside a Glass Cage for An Exposition!
Animals  (tags: abuse, animalcruelty, exploitation of animals, animalwelfare, ethics, suffering, penalties, protection )

- 175 days ago -
A calf was trapped by an artist inside a tiny glass cage and is being exposed as "work of art" ! A petition was started on a french website, they need your support! You will find below the main link to the petition, please sign!!
Family's Rescue Pet Dog Shot Three Times For No Reason By Officer in Florida City! Demand Justice For Duchess!
Animals  (tags: shooting police, needless killing, dog killing, penalties, punishment, animalrights, animaladvocates, suffering, sadness )

- 191 days ago -
A Florida City family is mourning the loss of their pet dog after the animal was destroyed by a police officer Tuesday morning. The officer knocked on the door of the family's home in the 800 block of Southwest 7th Street to let them know they left...
For Tougher Legislation for Crimes Against Wildlife.
Animals  (tags: brazil, animalrights, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, protection laws, prevention of cruelty to animals, punishment for animal abusers, suffering, ethics, politics, penalties, wildlife )

- 204 days ago -
Crimes against animals are considered minor crimes by law. Thus, those who commit crime (any crime) against an animal pays a bail of $ 3 and will answer freely. If convicted, the penalty is negligible.
Penalize Malta Now for Continuing the Spring Hunting of Wild Birds.
Animals  (tags: migratory bird conservation act, pitiful behavior, bird population reduce, penalties, bird species loss, protection, animalwelfare, bird hunting )

- 221 days ago -
n the UK, between 1995 and 2011 (that's just sixteen years), our population of turtle doves declined by 85%, cuckoos by 50%, and swifts by 39%*. These are just a selection of our migratory birds who tragically are meeting their demise at the hands of...
TAKE ACTION NOW - Demand Tougher Penalties for Ivory Smuggling ! Please SIGN and SHARE !!!
Animals  (tags: Ban Ivory Sales, penalties, killing, elephants, wildanimals )

- 260 days ago -
Two men were caught smuggling over two and a half tons of dead elephant tusks. They were tried and sentenced in the High Court of Malawi. But why did they pay ONLY about $5,500 in fines?
Puppy Shot By Police Deserves Justice
Animals  (tags: shooting police, family pet, killing a puppy, sadness, prosecution, penalties, animaladvocates )

- 266 days ago -
A family's pet puppy was allegedly shot to death by a police officer for no other reason than playfully approaching the officer when he entered the family's yard. The 5-month-old lab cross, called 8-Ball, ran outside when a child opened the door to...
Harsher Penalties for Animal Cruelty
Animals  (tags: harsher, penalties, animal welfare, petition )

- 492 days ago -
The law is failing to adequately protect animals/pets and ensure that the punishment administered to those responsible for acts of cruelty towards them fits the crime.
Demand a Penalty to the Gardener That Cut the 4 Legs of a Dog in Colombia
Animals  (tags: suffering, Columbia, lawnmower, penalties, dogs, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, investigation )

- 747 days ago -
"We can't be indifferent to this cruelty. It was no accident, he deliberately mutilated the poor dog that was just crossing by his area of work. Let's sensibilize Colombia and its entities to the rights of animals and their laws.
ACTION ALERT: Support the Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Act of 2011! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: animal fighting, horrendous cruelty, suffering, bait dogs, legalisation, penalties, spectators, crime )

- 1693 days ago -
Fighting animals is a cruel pastime that involves the deliberate torture and maiming of both animals that are used to fight, and the bait animals who are used to train them.
ACTION ALERT: Thank Sponsors of HB5790 - Preventing Dog Fighting in Illinois ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: laws, legalisation, penalties, dogfighting, felony, crime, animal protection laws )

- 1965 days ago -
Thank the sponsors of HB5790, to increases the penalty for a parent or legal guardian, who brings a person under 13 years of age to a dog fighting show, exhibition, or program, from a Class 4 to a Class 3 felony.

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