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Animals  (tags: puppy mills, animal cruelty, animal abuse, political corruption )

Jenny
- 4398 days ago - youtube.com
Roscommon Animal Control removes six starving dogs from a residence in January 2007. Two months later, he is re-issued a kennel license and is currently raising more dogs.



   

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Marilyn K (48)
Saturday May 5, 2007, 4:34 am
I soooo hate this ! Once someone is convicted of this kind of thing they should NOT be allowed to own any kind of animals again. Let them have a pet rock if anything. They certainly shouldn't be allowed to be in the animal business ever again. When they are caught it should cost them so much have nothing left to consider doing it again with. They see it as easy money with no serious consequences for illegal behavior. We all have to push these tougher animal cruelty and abuse laws and report abuse where ever we see it. When these people get relicensed we need to keep working on the licensing agencies to change their licensing policies. It's kind of like they say in some other areas of abuse, just keep telling people and be persistent until something is actually done about it!
 

PrimaAWAY B (1278)
Sunday May 6, 2007, 2:45 am
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PrimaAWAY B (1278)
Sunday May 6, 2007, 2:47 am
Marilyn I "HATE" this also !!

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PrimaAWAY B (1278)
Sunday May 6, 2007, 2:48 am
Senator Allard, as a veterinarian you know more than most people that animals can feel pain. The animal cruelty laws in this country are extremely deficient. Here is an example. In Denver Colorado, a 16 year old boy and a 17 year old boy set a cat on fire and threw him out of a moving vehicle. The cat suffered 3rd degree burns over 40% of his body. He underwent a series of operations to save his life. His left rear leg and his tail had to be amputated.The two boys pled guilty to the crime and were sentenced to only 2 days in jail, a $500 fine and 18 months probation.

Across the country, there are cases upon cases like this one where animals are brutally tortured for sadistic pleasure and the perpetrators get little more than a slap on the wrist. You have the power to change this by introducing a bill that makes torturing, maiming, or killing a domestic animal a federal offense, punishable by a mandatory jail sentence.

Animals aren't the only victims of these heinous crimes. Many of them are owned by people who love them and regard them as family members. Statistics show a strong correlation between animal cruelty and violent offenses against people, such as serial killings, rapes and murders. A tough federal law to punish and deter animal cruelty would not only benefit animals, it would help people too.

We urge you to support a bill to make aggravated animal cruelty a federal offense that carries a mandatory prison sentence of no less than five years. Without such a law there is no deterrence for the criminals who commit these horrible acts and there is no justice for the victims, either animal or human.

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The Federal Law We Propose:


The Companion Animal Protection Act
Declarations of Purpose:

There is abundant evidence that there is a nationwide problem of intentional acts of violence and cruelty against companion animals. The vast majority of offenders do not receive adequate punishment. Most of those who have committed violent acts of cruelty have been given probation, community service, a small fine or no punishment at all. At present, the state laws carry only maximum sentences which means that there is a ceiling on the punishment and the offenders can easily be let off the hook. We propose a federal law that imposes a mandatory minimum sentence for intentional acts of cruelty and violence against companion animals.This law is designed to prevent, deter and punish anyone who commits a violent or sadistic act against those species traditionally classified as companion animals, as defined in Section 1 below.



Definitions:



1) Companion Animal: All animals commonly thought of as pets including, but not limited to, cats, dogs, horses, rabbits, gerbils, hamsters, pet birds, and aquaruim fish.




2) Cruelty: Any act committed by a person with the intention of causing pain, injury or death to a companion animal including, but not limited to, mutilation, torture, rape, sodomy, setting on fire, burning alive, kicking, hitting, punching, strangling, tail pulling, dogfighting, use as bait or food for other animals, stepping or stomping on, poisoning, smashing against walls or concrete or other hard surfaces, decapitation, amputation of limbs, removal of internal organs, skinning, removal of ears or tails or eyes or other body parts, and spraying with caustic substances.



Sentencing:

Cruelty to companion animals as defined in this Act will carry a mandatory prison sentence of not less than 5 years and up to a maximum of 25 years without possibility for parole. A second conviction will carry a mandatory minimum prison sentence of 10 years and up to a maximum sentence of 50 years without possibility for parole.


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Sample Letter


Representative/Senator
1234 Address
Washington DC, 12345

Dear Representative/Senator Full Name,

Anyone who has ever witnessed abuse of a domestic animal knows that reporting it can be a frustrating and hopeless process. Those rare cases that make it to court it often result in a fine that wouldn’t cover the cost of the vet treatment for the abuse.

But I believe that these instances of animal abuse should be a concern to more than just those who love animals. Those who abuse animals do not exist in a vacuum or restrict their violent behaviors to animals. Studies reported by animal welfare groups like the American Humane Society show a well-established link between those who abuse their families, and those who abuse their animals. Furthermore, children who are victims of abuse may themselves become animal abusers. Dog fighters are also well linked to organized crime and other violent activities. Most serial killers started their killing sprees with animals.

I’m writing to you because I believe these violent criminals deserve more than a slap on the wrist, a small fine or short jail sentence. I believe that anyone capable of such cruelty to another living creature will not stop with their pets and other people's pets. I believe these people deserve harsher punishments.

And with that in mind, I urge you work towards harsher sentences and stricter punishments for these violent criminals.


Sincerely,


Your Full Name

___________________________________________________________________

Customizing your letter: A form letter is better than no letter, but a customized letter is even more effective. Here are some thoughts on how you can customize your letter.

Make it personal, speak of a personal experience with animal cruelty

Cite a recent case of animal cruelty in your area that you believe was not properly handled.

Specifically reference the animal cruelty laws in your state, and why they are inadequate.




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MARY D (158)
Sunday May 6, 2007, 6:36 am
Those who abuse the kids should be in jail for life!! No questions asked. Jail!!
 

Jenny S (16)
Sunday May 6, 2007, 2:02 pm
Kudos to Chris Wright for putting forth the effort to draw attention to this serious problem. Until the public DEMANDS enforcement of the law and actual animal cruelty/abuse/neglect convictions - along with stiffer penalties and sentences - the animals will suffer. If you see abuse - report it. WE ARE THEIR VOICE!
 
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