animal cruelty laws

Romney hounded for placing family dog in rooftop kennel

Presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who has been hounded by accusations of animal cruelty, took another jab from the Obama administration today. Romney, the former governor of Massachusetts, hopes to win the Republican nomination, and the Florida primary is today.On a Twitter post, White House senior advisor David Axelrod featured a picture of his boss, President […]

by dogtime
January 31st, 2012

Tennessee animal cruelty law makes it tougher to become a repeat offender

Dog bless Tennessee.“It’s now a misdemeanor crime for people previously convicted of animal cruelty to violate a judge’s order to stay away from animals.” That’s right: For convicted animal abusers in Tennessee, any infringement of that order could mean up to a year behind bars.And while that’s not nearly enough – offenders, in my book, […]

by dogtime
July 7th, 2010
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