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House Passes Bill To Make Animal Cruelty A Federal Felony

The House has unanimously approved the Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture (PACT) Act, making animal cruelty a federal felony. Introduced by Florida congressmen Ted Deutch and Vern Buchanan, the bill will revise a law that was passed in 2010. The current federal law explicitly prohibits animal fighting and criminal penalty only takes place if a […]

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Proposed Bill Will Make Animal Cruelty A Felony

Two Congressmen from Florida, Ted Deutch, a Democrat, and Vern Buchanan, a Republican, are seeking to make animal cruelty a federal felony. They have proposed the Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture (PACT) Act, which they feel will help close a gap in legislation that has existed for years. Though federal law prohibits animal fighting, animal […]

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New Bill Would Prevent Re-Establishment Of American Slaughter Houses

Lawmakers from states across the country have come together to introduce a bill that would prevent the export of horses from the United States to Canada and Mexico and would also halt the possibility of the re-establishment of American slaughter houses. Representatives Frank Guinta (R-NH), Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Vern Buchanan (R-FL) and Michelle Lujan Grisham […]

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