Tag: animal cruelty

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Animal cruelty can qualify as domestic violence, state supreme court says

February 23, 2022

Via: ABA Journal

An animal cruelty conviction for beating and killing an intimate partner’s dog can qualify for a domestic violence designation under Washington law, the Washington Supreme Court has ruled. The state supreme court ruled Feb. 17 in a case against Charmarke […]

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Trump signs federal animal cruelty bill into law

November 26, 2019

Via: Jurist

US President Donald Trump signed into law on Monday the Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture Act (PACT Act), making animal cruelty a federal crime. The PACT Act forbids intentional acts of “animal crushing,” which includes conduct where non-human mammals, birds, […]