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Thu Mar 12, 2015, 01:18 PM Mar 2015

Do you support Stricter Animal Cruelty laws? If so how strict? [View all]

21 votes, 0 passes | Time left: Unlimited
Yes, lower the threshold for felony animal cruelty so more people who abuse animals face serious jail time.
20 (95%)
Yes, but instead create stricter misdemeanors that will put people away for months.
0 (0%)
No, but the current laws should be enforced more vigorously
0 (0%)
No, the current laws are fine.
0 (0%)
No, there shouldn't be animal cruelty laws.
1 (5%)
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Yes. No doubt in my mind. 840high Mar 2015 #1
Love the name Kurska Mar 2015 #2
The prison sector loves this yeoman6987 Mar 2015 #27
Anyone who deliberately abuses an animal should spend some time in jail leftofcool Mar 2015 #3
What the hell? A single DUer said there should be NO animal cruelty laws? hlthe2b Mar 2015 #4
Message auto-removed Name removed Mar 2015 #17
Obviously this individual is not aware of the "Show usernames" feature KamaAina Mar 2015 #30
HELL YES! hifiguy Mar 2015 #5
It must include protections for livestock. AtomicKitten Mar 2015 #6
I will always favor VERY unpleasant consequences for animal abusers. WillowTree Mar 2015 #7
Nobody's surprised about you know who are they? CreekDog Mar 2015 #8
My only surprise is that they are still here posting on DU. Rex Mar 2015 #9
maybe there's an exception for being the most obvious CreekDog Mar 2015 #10
Good point. nt Rex Mar 2015 #11
No surprise there. Jamastiene Mar 2015 #19
yes Liberal_in_LA Mar 2015 #12
what exactly is "animal cruelty"? hfojvt Mar 2015 #13
well they might also be against hands. el_bryanto Mar 2015 #14
it wasn't overzealous people hfojvt Mar 2015 #16
What was the temperature in the car when you were gone? CreekDog Mar 2015 #15
less than it would have been hfojvt Mar 2015 #18
since you don't know, tell us the date and city and we'll figure it out for you CreekDog Mar 2015 #29
you don't want to answer huh? CreekDog Mar 2015 #31
The infliction of physical pain, suffering or death upon an animal... LanternWaste Mar 2015 #20
The last part is rather interesting, given differing interpretations. Lancero Mar 2015 #22
The most important animal welfare issue isn't people abusing animals. Donald Ian Rankin Mar 2015 #21
The factory farming system is awful Kurska Mar 2015 #24
I think states should require a license for owners BEFORE you can own a dog GreatGazoo Mar 2015 #23
Strict, as in "no factory farm animals." hunter Mar 2015 #25
Death penalty for animal cruelty tularetom Mar 2015 #26
Change the law and recognise that companion animals are beloved procon Mar 2015 #28
I have to pick the first one because my dog is so sweet and loving. Nye Bevan Mar 2015 #32
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