Cruelty Towards Animals Do you think that there should be more consequences for the people who abuse animals?

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I wholeheartedly favor stronger penalties for animal abusers. Domestic animals are dependent on humans for care and have no way to alert authorities or otherwise get help. For someone to abuse a defenseless animal is, in my opinion, as bad as someone abusing a small child. If the penalties for...

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I wholeheartedly favor stronger penalties for animal abusers. Domestic animals are dependent on humans for care and have no way to alert authorities or otherwise get help. For someone to abuse a defenseless animal is, in my opinion, as bad as someone abusing a small child. If the penalties for animal abuse were stronger, then perhaps it might deter some abuse. The Michael Vick case has done much to draw attention to this issue.

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