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Make Cruelty to a Companion Animal a Felony, and Create a National Standard for Punishment. ACTION US


Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animalrights, US, law, felony, animalcruelty, animals, humans, protection )

Nancy
- 602 days ago - petitions.whitehouse.gov
Many states provide felony charges for those that abuse companion animals, but punishment varies widely. Many people consider their pets part of their family, and as such our pets should have more protection from the evils of humanity.



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Ingrid A. (530)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 7:53 pm
Done.
 

Manel Dias (20)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 9:33 pm
If any human has a BRAIN a size of a mustard seed, then should understand it is a felony to abuse a loving, innocent animal companion.
 

Leslene Dunn (73)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 10:13 pm
We, the human race, are the most brutal of all.
 

Jan Garen (76)
Monday January 7, 2013, 3:17 am
This is much needed everywhere.
 

Mónica AYUGA (109)
Monday January 7, 2013, 6:09 am
Es lo que estamos esperando desde hace mucho tiempo los que amamos y respetamos a los animales!!!
 

NicoleAWAY W. (625)
Monday January 7, 2013, 7:05 am
signed and shared, thank you Nancy
 

Debbie Williamson (264)
Monday January 7, 2013, 7:37 am
signed, thank you
 

Elizabeth O. (87)
Monday January 7, 2013, 8:06 am
Signed.
 

Joe R. (189)
Monday January 7, 2013, 8:13 am
Thanks Nancy. Signed and noted.

"Total signatures on this petition: 5,920."
 

Past Member (0)
Monday January 7, 2013, 8:19 am
signed and shared on FB, TU Nancy
 

Cynthia B. (68)
Monday January 7, 2013, 9:33 am
I'm not able to sign this, sorry.
 

Jim Phillips (3209)
Monday January 7, 2013, 11:35 am
Petition signed.

Cute picture above.

Ty, Nancy.
.
 

Evelyn B. (80)
Monday January 7, 2013, 12:17 pm
Noted Tks. Nancy...
 

Robert O. (12)
Monday January 7, 2013, 12:49 pm
Thanks Nancy.
 

Scott haakon (4)
Monday January 7, 2013, 12:51 pm
Absolutely not! We have too many destructive laws. What is better is if a person cannot emotionally/mentally handle a pet them the animal can be taken away. Not everybody is good with pets. Like a person with a black thumb they are just not cut out for it. We need to think deeper. Sometimes there may have been something in a person's life that has caused this. Getting to the bottom of the problem is more important. We brush over mental and emotional health too easily.
 

Karen R. (0)
Monday January 7, 2013, 1:11 pm
I believe that animal owners that mistreat their pets should be fined and 10 yrs in jail. Anilmals can't speak for themselves and they don't know what they did wrong. Shame on those so called humans that think that animals are there to kick, beat, or kill. God will punish you when you reach the pearly gates. You probably won't make it in. I hope not.
 

rene davis (74)
Monday January 7, 2013, 1:17 pm
Praise to all the US citizens who sign this petition,.
 

Lisa Neste (696)
Monday January 7, 2013, 1:21 pm
Thank you for signing this petition
 

Natasha Salgado (519)
Monday January 7, 2013, 1:21 pm
Unable to sign,for U.S only. All you Americans please sign this pettion. For all our furry friends!!!
 

Past Member (0)
Monday January 7, 2013, 1:26 pm
Signed and tweeted, thanks.
 

Marlene Dinkins (232)
Monday January 7, 2013, 2:29 pm
notato E firmato. thnx Nancy!!!!
 

Carol H. (229)
Monday January 7, 2013, 2:47 pm
signed and noted
 

Carol Cowbrough (95)
Monday January 7, 2013, 2:59 pm
Noted. Thank you.
 

DORIS L. (61)
Monday January 7, 2013, 3:55 pm
Signed and shared and noted.
 

Terrie Williams (769)
Monday January 7, 2013, 4:29 pm
#6064 Signed, noted and shared on FB
 

Judy C. (106)
Monday January 7, 2013, 4:42 pm
Signed, #6067. Thanks Nancy.
 

Tamara Noforwardsplz (185)
Monday January 7, 2013, 4:53 pm
Noted, signed, twittered and google shared. Thank you Nancy
 

Helen Porter (40)
Monday January 7, 2013, 8:09 pm
Companion animals have earned protection.
 

Marie W. (65)
Monday January 7, 2013, 9:48 pm
S&N
 

Susanne R. (249)
Monday January 7, 2013, 10:44 pm
Signed and noted!
 

Danuta Watola (1196)
Tuesday January 8, 2013, 1:44 am
Noted
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday January 8, 2013, 5:03 am
noted
 

Ruth S. (307)
Tuesday January 8, 2013, 6:31 am
My animals are my kids, I would do anything for them.
 

Amy E. (66)
Tuesday January 8, 2013, 8:35 am
n/s
 

Barbara F. (70)
Tuesday January 8, 2013, 9:03 am
Noted, Thanks!
 

Debbie W. (115)
Tuesday January 8, 2013, 12:04 pm
Disappointed - found no petition to sign. Really did look.
 

linda b. (190)
Tuesday January 8, 2013, 2:27 pm
There was no petition to sign for some reason, thanks Nancy.
 

Ann B. (140)
Tuesday January 8, 2013, 8:15 pm
noted
 

Sylvie Bermannova (39)
Tuesday January 8, 2013, 8:57 pm
Although I wanted to, it is no longer possible to sign the petition, since "The petition you are trying to access has expired, because it failed to meet the signature threshold." This is what appears on the site.

https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/make-cruelty-companion-animal-felony-and-create-national-standard-punishment/FCfl5Z0t
 

Maria S. (102)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 5:20 am
Noted. Couldn't sign cause no petition Thanks Nancy.
 

Gudrun D. (417)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 9:14 am
Noted - nothing to sign. Thank you Nancy.
 

Elizabeth M. (66)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 4:09 pm
Thanks Nancy. Noted.
 

Lisa Zarafonetis (177)
Thursday January 10, 2013, 8:36 am
Says petition closed!!! Bummer. I wanted to sign.
 

aj E. (164)
Sunday January 13, 2013, 9:25 am
done.
 

Barbara Erdman (63)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 9:14 am
N & S Nancy :-0 Tnx
 

HELEN V. (51)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 6:50 pm
Nancy pity this petition did not make enough signatures- we should try again
 

Sandi C. (242)
Tuesday January 22, 2013, 9:01 am
said it expired.
 

Teresa Cowley (273)
Tuesday January 22, 2013, 8:07 pm
We should Definitely try again!!--thanks Nancy.
 

Yvonne F. (170)
Thursday January 24, 2013, 4:56 am
Sorry, seems as US only!!! Thanks for posting though!!!!
 

Barbara Erdman (63)
Thursday February 21, 2013, 2:31 pm
Noted and Thnx Nancy :-0
 
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