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Petition - Increase the Penalties for the Mistreatment of Animals

Animals  (tags: France, mistreatment of animals, animal abuse, justice for animals, accountability, punishment for animal abusers, Prevention of Cruelty, prevention of mistreatment, needless suffering, wildlife loss, stronger protection laws, compassion )

- 439 days ago -
I am just like you: every time staggered by horrors that I read or hear about people abusing animals, domestic or not. This information we find on the internet and in 'news' not widespread on television because considered much less important than those...


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Past Member (0)
Sunday March 4, 2018, 4:13 am

Increase the penalties for the mistreatment of animals

Rebecca ATTALI has started this Petition to: 30 million d'amis and 8 more

I am just like you: every time staggered by horrors that I read or hear about people abusing animals, domestic or not. This information we find on the internet and in 'news' not widespread on television because considered much less important than those about killings or human violence. Why? Because they arrive much more often, and are therefore less 'shocking' than if it happened to us.

There is no point in blaming the way journalists choose their news subjects, but the one of showing you that an act of animal abuse is perceived, even today, as 'habitual' and 'normal' '.

When the culprit of atrocious events has been captured (which happens very rarely), penalties follow. But which ones? Unfortunately too small for this to happen again, nor does it influence other people to do it.

In order to give you an order of ideas, here are sanctions attributed according to the acts produced.

-The owner of an animal that does not respect his obligations (lack of care, inappropriate conditions of detention, deprivation of food, etc.) is punishable by 750 € fine.

-The owner who abandons his animal can be punished with 2 years of prison and / or 30 000 € fine. The same applies to a person who publicly or not publicly abuses or is sexually abusive, or who commits an act of cruelty to a domestic animal, or tamed, or held in captivity.
Finally, injuring an animal or causing it to die voluntarily is punishable by a fine of € 1,500 (€ 3,000 in case of recidivism).

Do not you think that these sanctions are slight in relation to the seriousness of the acts that follow from them?

The best friends of man do not deserve this kind of treatment, and should benefit from a more accurate recognition of the violence that has been done to them, through appropriate criminal sanctions.

Chrissie R (10)
Sunday March 4, 2018, 4:15 am
#307 have signed. Let’s get to 500!

Animae C (508)
Sunday March 4, 2018, 4:15 am
Signed & Shared
318 have signed.


Lisa M (15)
Sunday March 4, 2018, 7:34 am

Allen O (195)
Sunday March 4, 2018, 8:07 am
Thanks Kalliope - Signed and noted

ERIKA S (58)
Sunday March 4, 2018, 9:31 am
Great, you’ve signed

Colleen L (3)
Sunday March 4, 2018, 9:56 am
Petition signed. Thanks Kalliope

Lone F (58)
Sunday March 4, 2018, 11:36 am

Thanks dear Kalliope

Nita L (127)
Sunday March 4, 2018, 12:09 pm
Signed and shared.
Thank you dear Kalliope.

Jackie T (38)
Sunday March 4, 2018, 1:55 pm
signed, thank you Kalliope

Melania P (123)
Sunday March 4, 2018, 3:10 pm

Colleen L (3)
Sunday March 4, 2018, 4:14 pm
Petition signed. Thanks Kalliope

Glennis W (393)
Sunday March 4, 2018, 4:42 pm
Signed and shared Thank you for caring and sharing Massimiliano

Lucy S (45)
Sunday March 4, 2018, 6:59 pm
Noted and signed. Thanks!!

Fran F (116)
Sunday March 4, 2018, 10:38 pm
Noted and signed. Thanks very much, Kalliope.

Inge Bjorkman (202)
Sunday March 4, 2018, 11:56 pm


Heidi Walderra (163)
Monday March 5, 2018, 1:14 am

Raleigh k (357)
Monday March 5, 2018, 2:04 am
signed with comments shared posted ty, Kalliope

Past Member (0)
Monday March 5, 2018, 3:22 am

SylvieBusy A (190)
Monday March 5, 2018, 3:28 am
N, S&S

Angela K (374)
Monday March 5, 2018, 4:27 am
Signed & shared

S J (124)
Monday March 5, 2018, 4:52 am
Meows meow Kalliope

Waltraud U (85)
Monday March 5, 2018, 5:52 am
done ty

Veronica B (34)
Monday March 5, 2018, 6:35 am
Signed.Thanks Kalliope .

Anthony L (257)
Monday March 5, 2018, 1:05 pm
If I could sign this a hundred times, I would.

End CrueltyDeb Williams-Shepard (154)
Monday March 5, 2018, 2:00 pm

Helga S (99)
Monday March 5, 2018, 3:18 pm
Signed, shared and noted. Thanks!

Miguel d (46)
Tuesday March 6, 2018, 6:49 am
Noted and signed

Elisabeth H (85)
Tuesday March 6, 2018, 8:39 am

Maryann S (112)
Tuesday March 6, 2018, 9:59 am

Dawn M (141)
Tuesday March 6, 2018, 2:59 pm

Danuta Watola (1251)
Wednesday March 7, 2018, 2:56 am

StefanSiteprobs B (85)
Thursday March 8, 2018, 3:32 am
signed & ty

Jens Hansen (97)
Friday March 9, 2018, 3:18 am

Joy McRonald (168)
Friday March 9, 2018, 7:20 am
signed and noted..

Virgene L (53)
Saturday March 10, 2018, 10:00 am
Gladly signed. Thanks Kalliope and Massimiliano.

Sergio Padilla (65)
Saturday March 10, 2018, 10:52 am

Raleigh k (357)
Wednesday March 14, 2018, 12:41 am
a/s shared posted again ty

Miia Suuronen (44)
Thursday March 22, 2018, 3:39 am
Signed and noted.

danii p (33)
Wednesday October 3, 2018, 12:43 am
signed, ty.
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