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Stricter Animal Cruelty Laws Needed

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As the American Humane Association once quoted, "Animal cruelty problems are people problems. When animals are abused, people are at risk."

If abusing an animal isn't bad enough, it has been noticed the horrifying connections it has with domestic abuse and influencing a child's development.

The current animal cruelty laws should be made stricter and enforced with harsher consequences. Once an individual is convicted of physically abusing an animal, they should be prohibited from owning a pet forever, not just for a few months or a few years. Children who are responsible for animal abuse should be required to regularly see a psychiatrist so they can learn to handle their problems in a non aggressive manner and so they can properly understand why what they did was wrong and grow to be an empathetic adult. And as for adults that are fully conscious of their actions, they should be charged larger fines and longer imprisonment terms to really discourage abusive behavior before it affects more than just animals.

Really consider what is at stake. There are seriously no disadvantages to creating stricter animal abuse laws. Everyone, not just animals and animal lovers, will see the many benefits to making these changes.

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Brenda C. from Paterson, NJ writes:
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My heart breaks every time I read or hear about horrible cases regarding animal abuse they are so innocent just like children, I know that this comparison is not the greatest but my point of view is that if an evil person can hurt an innocent animal,this criminals can also hurt easily innocent children as well,hopefully stricter laws will help put an end to this horrible crime.
March 16, 2017
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March 15, 2017
Mark L. from Pendleton, OR writes:
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Our children need a better curriculum in school that will help them develop into a more civilized human being that values and appreciates all life on this planet. "Educating the Mind without Educating the Heart is No Education at all" ~ Aristotle Please kindly reference https://www.petition2congress.com/16717/make-animal-welfare-education-mandatory-in-all-elementary-schools
March 15, 2017
Someone from Bountiful, UT writes:
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small article but still helpful info
March 13, 2017
Daryl M. from Owasso, OK signed.
March 13, 2017
Daryl M. from Owasso, OK signed.
March 13, 2017
Someone from Ashland, VA writes:
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My heart breaks every time I read or hear a story of an innocent animal being abused. Please make tougher laws and harsher consequences for the people that do this kind of evil. We the animal lovers are these helpless animals voice and hope. I'm sure if all of us got together for this cause we would win...we would win for them!
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Kristen B. from Austin, TX signed.
March 12, 2017
Sandra G. from Clarksville, TN signed.
March 11, 2017
Meena P. from augusta, GA writes:
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Animals abuse is the first step towards violence with people. Animals abuse is cruel, disgusting, and shows signs of a psychopath.