Weird Opinion Piece Re: Animal Abuse Registry

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Here's a link to his opinion piece on the proposed animal abuse registry in California. Tags: jerk california animal abuse registry I can't tell whether this Phil Bronstein is just being a jerk. My first impression is that he's being an a#$#le, but maybe I'm overeacting because I don't agree with him.

ALDF Calling for An Animal Abuser Registry

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It sounds like they are calling for an animal abuse equivalent of the sex offender registry. Wouldn't you want to know if a violent or repeat animal abuser were living next door to you and your family? Communities have good reason to be concerned about the whereabouts of animal abusers. In story after heartbreaking story, abusers repeat their violent crimes against helpless animals, and often go on to victimize people as well.

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On Animal Abuse Registries and Anthropolatry

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This morning I posted " On California's Animal Abuse Registry Proposal " over at Animal Rights & AntiOppression and welcome any discussion about it. I should be able to watch the press conference about the bill this afternoon if a conference call doesn't take too long, and I'll update if there's anything new and exciting.

Best & Worst States for Animal Protection

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According to this Technorati article , the Humane Society rated the states on their animal protection laws. BEST STATES California (best-yay!) New Jersey Illinois Massachusetts Colorado Maine WORST STATES Ohio Hawaii Alabama North Dakota Mississippi Idaho South Dakota (worst) According to the Animal Legal Defense Fund, the states fell this way. BEST Illinois (best) Maine Michigan Oregon California WORST Mississippi Idaho Hawaii North Dakota Kentucky.

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I recently got an email from the Animal Legal Defense Fund. They are pioneering legislation in California to make public animal abuse registries. Please take time to read it, and if you are in California, get in touch with your representative and encourage them to support this if you believe it’s a good thing. sexual abuse, and animal fighting as well as neglect (such as hoarding). About the Animal Legal Defense Fund.

National Justice for Animals Week

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From the better late then never category, the ALDF is having a National Justice for Animals Week to raise awareness about animal abuse. Here is the full press release: During its first-ever National Justice for Animals Week, February 22 – 28, 2009, the national non-profit Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) is recognizing some of the top law enforcement professionals in the nation for getting real justice for animals who are victims of abuse.

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