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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 )

- 1992 days ago -
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 (524)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 7:53 pm

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 D (84)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 10:13 pm
We, the human race, are the most brutal of all.

Jan G (86)
Monday January 7, 2013, 3:17 am
This is much needed everywhere.

Mónica A (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!!!

Nicole W (646)
Monday January 7, 2013, 7:05 am
signed and shared, thank you Nancy

Solitary E (324)
Monday January 7, 2013, 7:37 am
signed, thank you

Elizabeth O (94)
Monday January 7, 2013, 8:06 am

Joe R (190)
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 (74)
Monday January 7, 2013, 9:33 am
I'm not able to sign this, sorry.

Jim P (3257)
Monday January 7, 2013, 11:35 am
Petition signed.

Cute picture above.

Ty, Nancy.

Evelyn B (79)
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.

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

Lisa N (207)
Monday January 7, 2013, 1:21 pm
Thank you for signing this petition

Past Member (0)
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!!!

Monday January 7, 2013, 1:26 pm
Signed and tweeted, thanks.

mar l ene d (264)
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 C (97)
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 W (798)
Monday January 7, 2013, 4:29 pm
#6064 Signed, noted and shared on FB

Judy C (97)
Monday January 7, 2013, 4:42 pm
Signed, #6067. Thanks Nancy.

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

Helen P (39)
Monday January 7, 2013, 8:09 pm
Companion animals have earned protection.

Marie W (67)
Monday January 7, 2013, 9:48 pm

Susanne R (235)
Monday January 7, 2013, 10:44 pm
Signed and noted!

Danuta W (1250)
Tuesday January 8, 2013, 1:44 am

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

Ruth C (87)
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

Barbara F (47)
Tuesday January 8, 2013, 9:03 am
Noted, Thanks!

End CrueltyDeb W (154)
Tuesday January 8, 2013, 12:04 pm
Disappointed - found no petition to sign. Really did look.

linda b (186)
Tuesday January 8, 2013, 2:27 pm
There was no petition to sign for some reason, thanks Nancy.

Ann B (60)
Tuesday January 8, 2013, 8:15 pm

Sylvie B (42)
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.

Maria S (95)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 5:20 am
Noted. Couldn't sign cause no petition Thanks Nancy.

Gudrun D (447)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 9:14 am
Noted - nothing to sign. Thank you Nancy.

Elizabeth M (65)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 4:09 pm
Thanks Nancy. Noted.

Lisa Z (168)
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

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

Star S (54)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 6:50 pm
Nancy pity this petition did not make enough signatures- we should try again

Sandi C (98)
Tuesday January 22, 2013, 9:01 am
said it expired.

Teresa C (274)
Tuesday January 22, 2013, 8:07 pm
We should Definitely try again!!--thanks Nancy.

Yvonne F (181)
Thursday January 24, 2013, 4:56 am
Sorry, seems as US only!!! Thanks for posting though!!!!

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