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Report: NY ranked one of the worst in US for animal cruelty laws

Created: 12/19/2013 6:50 AM WHEC.com

New York State ranks ones of the worst when it comes to animal cruelty laws. That’s according to a new report by the Animal Legal Defense Fund. New York is listed at number 42.

A Central New York assemblyman wants to move animal cruelty laws to the penal code meaning accused abusers would be prosecuted as criminals.

Right now, the states’ animal cruelty laws are Market and Agriculture statutes.
 



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