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racaulk Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-22-09 06:15 PM
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44. I completely agree.
It's all so damn senseless. I really just fail to understand how people can be so fucking cruel and sadistic to an animal that causes them absolutely no harm.

K&R!
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  -It's time to increase the penalties for animal abuse. Cetacea  Dec-22-09 04:47 PM   #0 
  - Sounds good to me  Blue Owl   Dec-22-09 04:54 PM   #1 
  - Abusing children and animals is a BIG FLASHING sign of serious psychological problems. nt  Captain Hilts   Dec-22-09 04:57 PM   #2 
  - true  dana_b   Dec-22-09 04:58 PM   #3 
  - Best to obtain cell phone photo evidence when you see a psychopath abusing creatures.  phasma ex machina   Dec-22-09 05:53 PM   #31 
  - or, maybe, that someone is just an asshole?  CBGLuthier   Dec-23-09 07:56 AM   #70 
  - Agreed.  kiva   Dec-22-09 04:59 PM   #4 
  - "I know that we are in a budget crunch"  phasma ex machina   Dec-22-09 05:56 PM   #32 
  - People Who Abuse Animals  WVRICK13   Dec-22-09 05:02 PM   #5 
  - It's a felony in forty-six states. Link.  Cetacea   Dec-22-09 05:04 PM   #6 
  - So Would You Think a Kindergartner Who Filled a Sink with Water  we can do it   Dec-22-09 05:10 PM   #7 
  - um...  Chan790   Dec-22-09 05:25 PM   #23 
  - My Partner's Nephew Did This About 5 Years Ago  we can do it   Dec-22-09 09:35 PM   #49 
  - The Best Argument I Have Heard For  WVRICK13   Dec-22-09 05:32 PM   #24 
  - This Kid and His Mom Have No Respect For Themselves or Others  we can do it   Dec-22-09 09:39 PM   #52 
  - Yes. Wouldn't you?  lukasahero   Dec-22-09 06:12 PM   #40 
  - I Agree- Most 5 Year Olds Would Never Think of Doing Something Like That  we can do it   Dec-22-09 09:37 PM   #51 
  - Hell yes!  Duppers   Dec-22-09 08:44 PM   #48 
  - My brother used to as a kid  donheld   Dec-22-09 11:45 PM   #61 
  - My best friend is a German Shepherd, Bruno, who saved  Goldstein1984   Dec-22-09 05:11 PM   #8 
  - Here's to Bruno!  Cetacea   Dec-22-09 05:23 PM   #16 
  - +1000, n/t  RKP5637   Dec-22-09 05:13 PM   #9 
  - Long past time.  jgraz   Dec-22-09 05:16 PM   #10 
  - Good idea.  Cetacea   Dec-22-09 05:17 PM   #12 
  - I hate my two dogs today. They cornered a squirrel and killed it -  Thickasabrick   Dec-22-09 05:17 PM   #11 
  - That's a tough one.  Cetacea   Dec-22-09 05:20 PM   #14 
  - One is 11 husky mix, and the other is 3 lab mix - both very wild. You  Thickasabrick   Dec-22-09 05:23 PM   #18 
  - that happened to us once....we came home to a horrible  amborin   Dec-22-09 05:23 PM   #19 
  - OMG!!! Three??? I'm really glad you missed the squealing part  Thickasabrick   Dec-22-09 05:24 PM   #22 
     - it was mainly one of our three dogs, an alpha female that was  amborin   Dec-22-09 06:01 PM   #33 
  - They're just being carnivores  jgraz   Dec-22-09 05:23 PM   #21 
  - Thank you - that actually is the only way to look at this but sometimes  Thickasabrick   Dec-22-09 05:44 PM   #27 
  - Omnivores  lukasahero   Dec-22-09 06:09 PM   #37 
     - "Carnivore" as in "member of the order Carnivora".  jgraz   Dec-22-09 07:49 PM   #47 
  - Oh, ow, I've really, really been there.  Withywindle   Dec-22-09 10:24 PM   #56 
  - Add mandatory penalties keeping the convicted from having/owning any in the future.  flvegan   Dec-22-09 05:20 PM   #13 
  - And prohibit any contact as well. nt  Cetacea   Dec-22-09 05:22 PM   #15 
  - Absolutely  Echo In Light   Dec-22-09 05:23 PM   #17 
  - Yes, this.  Ignis   Dec-22-09 05:49 PM   #29 
  - +1000000  Jamastiene   Dec-22-09 07:18 PM   #46 
  - I agree. They should be jailed.  goldcanyonaz   Dec-22-09 05:23 PM   #20 
  - For severe cases, just shoot them.  BreweryYardRat   Dec-22-09 05:37 PM   #25 
  - The Whole Area of Animals and Their Rights in Law Needs Modernizing  Hidden Stillness   Dec-22-09 05:42 PM   #26 
  - I agree. There are people who don't even believe they are capable of feeling.  Cetacea   Dec-22-09 05:47 PM   #28 
  - Agreed.  Ignis   Dec-22-09 05:51 PM   #30 
  - Why not just make it a blanket protection for all animals?  Cetacea   Dec-22-09 06:05 PM   #34 
     - Because it'd never pass outside major cities.  Ignis   Dec-22-09 06:08 PM   #36 
        - Thanks for the link! eom  Cetacea   Dec-22-09 06:14 PM   #43 
  - So what's for dinner tonight, everyone? n/t  superduperfarleft   Dec-22-09 06:07 PM   #35 
  - A vegetable casserole. You? eom  lukasahero   Dec-22-09 06:10 PM   #38 
     - Leftover vegan "meat"loaf.  superduperfarleft   Dec-22-09 06:13 PM   #41 
        - Well, there you go.  lukasahero   Dec-22-09 06:13 PM   #42 
  - Agreed. 100 %. eom  lukasahero   Dec-22-09 06:10 PM   #39 
  - I completely agree.  racaulk   Dec-22-09 06:15 PM   #44 
  - Agreed.  Jamastiene   Dec-22-09 07:14 PM   #45 
  - Hear, hear!  Bluebear   Dec-22-09 09:36 PM   #50 
  - Great story tonight on the local news  dflprincess   Dec-22-09 09:41 PM   #53 
  - That is an excellent, albeit unsurprising story.  flvegan   Dec-22-09 09:45 PM   #54 
     - I didn't notice if the video is posted at the link  dflprincess   Dec-22-09 10:18 PM   #55 
        - Oh, I know.  flvegan   Dec-22-09 11:13 PM   #58 
  - Absolutely agreed!  Withywindle   Dec-22-09 10:38 PM   #57 
  - Thank you.  Cetacea   Dec-22-09 11:35 PM   #59 
  - This has always bothered me.  Withywindle   Dec-22-09 11:43 PM   #60 
     - I don't believe it would/should be breed specific.  Cetacea   Dec-23-09 04:54 AM   #62 
        - Right now, it's price-specific.  Withywindle   Dec-23-09 05:15 AM   #64 
           - +1..  Cetacea   Dec-23-09 07:46 AM   #67 
  - Would you apply that to all animals, or just cats and dogs?  superduperfarleft   Dec-23-09 07:37 AM   #66 
     - yup that seems to be the point with some posters, to stop us eating them  vadawg   Dec-23-09 07:52 AM   #68 
     - Well, I'd prefer that you do all four. I'm just curious if the poster knows what they are  superduperfarleft   Dec-23-09 07:56 AM   #71 
        - im on the other side of the argument, especially when there is all the free food walking, swimming  vadawg   Dec-23-09 08:06 AM   #74 
           - Like I said, you can't legislate it.  superduperfarleft   Dec-23-09 08:10 AM   #76 
              - i dont think you will ever change the culture either, to many people enjoy meat  vadawg   Dec-23-09 08:27 AM   #79 
     - Ultimately all animals.  Cetacea   Dec-23-09 07:55 AM   #69 
     - As probably one of the most radical militant vegans you'll ever meet  superduperfarleft   Dec-23-09 07:58 AM   #72 
        - I understand. I am advocating stiffer sentencing for all cases of abuse.  Cetacea   Dec-23-09 08:04 AM   #73 
           - I see what you're saying.  superduperfarleft   Dec-23-09 08:08 AM   #75 
              - Thanks. Like you I would prefer a cultural shift to new laws.  Cetacea   Dec-23-09 08:18 AM   #77 
     - At this point, it makes sense to apply it to pets only.  Withywindle   Dec-23-09 01:51 PM   #81 
        - What if I have a cow as a "pet?"  superduperfarleft   Dec-23-09 03:35 PM   #83 
  - Why don't we just put everyone in prison for life & be done with it.  Hannah Bell   Dec-23-09 05:04 AM   #63 
  - Fine. Let's start with child and animal abusers.  Cetacea   Dec-23-09 07:34 AM   #65 
  - when my oldest son was a little boy, he saved every animal  Mari333   Dec-23-09 08:24 AM   #78 
  - I don't believe it's natural either.  Cetacea   Dec-23-09 08:31 AM   #80 
  - ""You put a baby in a crib with an apple and a rabbit."  superduperfarleft   Dec-23-09 03:40 PM   #84 
  - I agree. Recommended.  Vidar   Dec-23-09 03:08 PM   #82 
  - Is there really a trend?  HiFructosePronSyrup   Dec-23-09 03:45 PM   #85 
  - no but we can make it a trend by destroying a person's life so they've absolutely nothing 2 lose  pitohui   Dec-23-09 03:56 PM   #87 
  - Gluing a cats paws to highway pavement is not a hoarding disorder.  Cetacea   Dec-23-09 04:32 PM   #89 
  - Yes, as much as cop killing and students shooting one another.  Cetacea   Dec-23-09 04:37 PM   #90 
     - So then no.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Dec-23-09 04:38 PM   #91 
        - Silly rabbit.  Cetacea   Dec-24-09 07:33 AM   #94 
  - LOL. Sure....  txaslftist   Dec-23-09 03:54 PM   #86 
  - Decriminalize drugs. There will be lots of room.  Cetacea   Dec-23-09 04:23 PM   #88 
     - Everyone wants someone else locked up.  txaslftist   Dec-23-09 04:38 PM   #92 
        - So in cases of clear criminal intent, you are for...what exactly?  Cetacea   Dec-24-09 07:33 AM   #93 
  - At least the us HAS animal cruelty laws  comtec   Dec-24-09 07:49 AM   #95 
 

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