Stop Animal Cruelty wants to

Create a Federal Animal Cruelty Bill

Current state laws make it difficult to prosecute people who post animal torture videos. Demand a federal standard now.

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    Animals are a lot more like us than some people like to admit.  They think, feel, love and can…Read More

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Why this matters

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Read about efforts to create a federal standard for prosecuting people who post and produce animal torture videos.

Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture (PACT) Act

The federal law prohibiting the creation and distribution of “crush videos” does not cover the underlying acts of animal abuse, which can occur beyond the reach of state cruelty laws. The PACT Act closes that loophole by extending federal jurisdiction to these specific, particularly heinous crimes. The PACT Act is consistent with other federal…Read More