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Animal Law Program Director Natasha Dolezal on the FBI Making Animal Cruelty a Group A Felony

October 03, 2014

  • Copyright, Steve Hambuchen

“For years, the FBI has filed animal abuse under the label “other” along with a variety of lesser crimes, making cruelty hard to find, hard to count and hard to track. The bureau announced this month that it would make animal cruelty a Group A felony with its own category — the same way crimes like homicide, arson and assault are listed.”

Read the comments from Natasha Dolezal, director of the animal law program, in this Washington Post article on animal abuse.

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