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Members of Congress

Because animal cruelty has generally been left to the states to regulate, the federal government has very few laws relating to the cruel practice. However, the federal government's lack of regulation creates strange loopholes in which animal cruelty may actually be legal on federal properties.

We are writing to ask you, the Members of Congress, to pass legislation that would make clear, once and for all, that animal cruelty is illegal throughout the United States. Please pass the Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture Act now.


Stop Animal Cruelty

This petition closed 11 months ago

How this will help

A strange loophole may cause animal cruelty to be legal on federal property. Ask Congress to outlaw animal cruelty nationally and close this dangerous loophole.


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