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Two-Year Jail for Cruelty to Animals
Offbeat  (tags: laws, legalisation, animal welfare, animal protection )

- 882 days ago -
The cabinet yesterday approved a draft law increasing punishment for killing or badly hurting an animal. As per the proposed law, any person committing such crimes would have to face two years' imprisonment or Tk 50,000 fine or both.
4 of the Best Places For Animals
Offbeat  (tags: countries, animals, animal welfare, laws, animal protection, legalisation )

- 1862 days ago -
It is painful for animal lovers to see an animal being mistreated, and different countries have different ways of dealing with animal abuse. Each country has its own set of animal welfare or protection laws that govern how these abusers should be punished
India: Excellent News ! - 120-Year-Old Tradition of Animal Sacrifice Ends After 12 Year Battle.
Offbeat  (tags: village, children, education, animal welfare, animal protection, legalisation )

- 2584 days ago -
Every year, Rajo Sankranti (a mass festival in Odisha, India) is a feast day for the villagers of Srirampur and its neighboring villages under the Pattamundai police limit, where hundreds of animals are killed for the Deity Maa Ramchandi, Srirampur
Break the Chain
Offbeat  (tags: break the chain, stop circus animal suffering, campaign, reports, legalisation, animal defenders international )

- 2816 days ago -
Welcome to Break The Chain, the campaign to bring an end to circus animal suffering in the USA, led by Animal Defenders International. Here you will find latest updates from the campaign, reports and briefings on the issues.
New Bill To Pair Dogs With Veterans
Offbeat  (tags: veterans, shelter dogs, bonding, friendship, love, new bill, legalisation )

- 2837 days ago -
Earlier this week, the House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill with a feature that will pair trained shelter dogs with veterans. Living with a pet can only improve the lives of our soldiers when they return from duty.
Offbeat  (tags: seat belts, travelling, cars, animal protection drivers protection law, legalisation )

- 2842 days ago -
It's important for several reasons: (1) to prevent dogs from freely roaming around the vehicle, decreasing driver distractions and the possibility of collision; (2) insuring the highest level of safety for the dog while in the vehicle
WeHo Says Hell No To Fur
Offbeat  (tags: west hollywood, animal welfare, legalisation, laws, animal protection )

- 2967 days ago -
-- No cat declawing. No dogs or cats for sale in pet stores. Now -- no fur for sale. Last month, the forward-thinking West Hollywood City Council voted to forbid the sale of fur within the city limits.
Wolves, Laws, and Parochialism
Offbeat  (tags: wolves, facts, evidence, maglined, legalisation, congress, protection, ecocsytems )

- 3130 days ago -
As an initial matter, wolves pose little threat to people. In the 230+ year history of the United States, the number of wolf attacks can probably be counted on one person's fingers and toes. The number of fatal attacks is far fewer. Wolves do, however,
Rocky Mountain Low
Offbeat  (tags: grey wolves, destruction endangered species act, senators, legalisation )

- 3140 days ago -
The goal of the Endangered Species Act is to restore healthy, self-sustaining populations of disappearing plants and animals, not to keep them teetering on the brink of extinction. Yet the actions of three states and a handful of congressmen seem likely
Celebrate 2010's Legislative Victories for Animals!
Offbeat  (tags: politiccans, victories, farm animals, animals welfare, legalisation )

- 3146 days ago -
With the help of our awe-inspiring Advocacy Brigade, the ASPCA fought for and celebrated major legislative victories for both companion and farm animals in 2010. Whether you wrote letters to your legislators to express concern about a federal or state
Fasano: Domestic Violence Law Should Include Pet Abuse
Offbeat  (tags: legalisation, include animals into domestic violence l, protection, elderly dog, survivor )

- 3146 days ago -
Little Horatio still wears the evidence of the abuse he suffered at the hands of his former owner's son five years ago. Now going on 8 years old, the Catahoula leopard dog took so many beatings to the head prior
Throwing Wolves Off the Ark
Offbeat  (tags: wolves, poltiicans, anti wolf, wolf haters, protection, wolf recovery, legalisation )

- 3148 days ago -
The American public supports wolf recovery. The science supports wolf recovery. The courts support wolf recovery. And still, eight members of Congress are resorting to dirty political tricks to strip wolves across the country of their protections
Russia May Ban Tigers, Crocodiles as Pets
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, crocodiles, wild animals, banned, russia, not pets, laws, legalisation )

- 3162 days ago -
Crocodiles, tigers and penguins may soon disappear from Russian homes if the parliament clears a bill that bans "exotic" animals from being kept as pets. A bill on animal care that is pending with the parliament may include a list of animals that are
Confronting Cruel Kids
Offbeat  (tags: cruelty, animalcruelty, cruel children, laws, legalisation, media )

- 3164 days ago -
Regardless of whether nature or nurture is to blame for violent behavior, it is good to hear that the issue of children harming animals is getting more attention on several fronts. When we read or hear about local cases of animal cruelty, sometimes
House Votes to Outlaw Sales of 'Crush Videos' Documenting Animal Cruelty
Offbeat  (tags: congree, USA, voted banning animalcrush videos, animal welfare, legalisation )

- 3171 days ago -
The House on Monday voted to ban so-called crush videos that depict the abuse and killing of animals. The measure would revive, with some modifications, a 1999 law that was struck down by the Supreme Court in April on the grounds it was too broadly

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