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Justice For Animals
Petition Background (Preamble):
Animal abuse, abandonment, and lack of help are too common in our world, and this will help assist those who cannot help themselves. Most people who have pets know that they are wonderful companions, and that they will continue to be as long as they are cared for. Additionally, many people do not think about how unfortunate it is when an animal does not have a home. Immanuel Kant once said, "He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men... We can judge the heart of a man by his dealings with animals." Anyone who would harm or neglect an animal most likely would harm or neglect a human too. A way to help prevent this would be stricter laws against anyone who abuses or neglects an animal. Help to fight for those who cannot fight for themselves.
§ 353. Overdriving, torturing and injuring animals; failure to provide proper sustenance.
§ 353-a. Aggravated cruelty to animals.
§ 353-b. Appropriate shelter for dogs left outdoors
* § 353-d. Confinement of companion animals in vehicles: extreme temperatures.
§ 355. Abandonment of animals.
§ 356. Failure to provide proper food and drink to impounded animal.
§ 360. Poisoning or attempting to poison animals.
§ 365. Clipping or cutting the ears of dogs.
§ 601. Leaving scene of injury to certain animals without reporting.
The Justice For Animals petition to The State was written by EvaMarie Bianchi and is in the category Animal Rights at GoPetition. Contact author here. Petition tags: animals, neglect, fight, failure, provide, proper, anyone, themselves, abuse, abandonment, cannot, dealings, would harm, fight for, provide proper, anyone who, his dealings, animal abuse, those who, who cannot, for anima