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Rhonda O'Dell
Rhonda O'Dell

I think they should be prosecuted just like they had abused or killed a human.. a life is a life..

Linda Hundley-Lokensgard
Linda Hundley-Lokensgard
  • Rhonda O'Dell

I agree with you 110%!!!!!

Don Magnuson
Don Magnuson
  • Rhonda O'Dell

i agree 100% cuz theres no difference theyre both a life

Gregory Stuart
Gregory Stuart
  • Rhonda O'Dell

I have a question for Rhonda, Linda, & Don: Have you been a vegan all your life? I have not; therefore, should I be prosecuted, too - because "a life is a life"? Or do I get grandfathered into an amnesty program under your 100+% agreement to "prosecute just like (we) had abused or killed a human...(a life is a life.)" Or do your moral values not include pigs, cows, lambs, chickens, turkeys, fish, etc. Linda, there are five people pictured in your profile photo- are they all lifetime vegans...

I have a question for Rhonda, Linda, & Don: Have you been a vegan all your life? I have not; therefore, should I be prosecuted, too - because "a life is a life"? Or do I get grandfathered into an amnesty program under your 100+% agreement to "prosecute just like (we) had abused or killed a human...(a life is a life.)" Or do your moral values not include pigs, cows, lambs, chickens, turkeys, fish, etc. Linda, there are five people pictured in your profile photo- are they all lifetime vegans who have never killed an animal? Should we prosecute them if they have eaten meat (which necessarily entails abuse & killing of a "life"?

Jeramey Jenkins
Jeramey Jenkins
  • Rhonda O'Dell

Gregory there is a difference between killing an animal for food and abusing or killing an animal "just cause". I have a friend who is a vegan and all she wants is for people just to be aware of what animals go through at factory farms and how there treated. You can't stop people from eating meat but you can at least treat them with respect even if they are going to die for others nourishment. But abusing and killing an animal "just cause" is completely different and should be treated like a...

Gregory there is a difference between killing an animal for food and abusing or killing an animal "just cause". I have a friend who is a vegan and all she wants is for people just to be aware of what animals go through at factory farms and how there treated. You can't stop people from eating meat but you can at least treat them with respect even if they are going to die for others nourishment. But abusing and killing an animal "just cause" is completely different and should be treated like a crime. I don't know about prosecuting them like a human is called for but there should be alot steeper penalties then a couple yrs in prison and there definately should be an animal abuser list bc I don't wanna live next door to someone who has abused animals and wonder if I leave my dog outside is something going to happen to him or not.

Lesley Freeman
Lesley Freeman
  • Rhonda O'Dell

Gregory Stuart what school did you go to... Dont you know the difference between killing an animal humanely and bloody painful cruelty get a life!!!

Sara Rovine
Sara Rovine
  • Rhonda O'Dell

Do you kill them abusively? Do you think it is fun? Do you have the ability to kill humans next? Are you shouting out for help from your psychiatric illness? Its not the same thing. We want to stop people who nailgun kittens to posts and drag dogs behind pickups for the fun of it and steal our beloved family pets.

Brigitte Hollowell
Brigitte Hollowell
  • Rhonda O'Dell

Gregory Stuart There is a difference! I understand your question however this is more in regards to pets. If you happen to have a pet chicken that lives in your house, that you dress up, you feed you love and do whatever and someone comes in and kills it just because they can would you not want justice? I someone hurts your dog or cat badly and kills them or worse, would you not want justice? Would you not want people to know what he or she did so they never get a dog or cat to hurt and...

Gregory Stuart There is a difference! I understand your question however this is more in regards to pets. If you happen to have a pet chicken that lives in your house, that you dress up, you feed you love and do whatever and someone comes in and kills it just because they can would you not want justice? I someone hurts your dog or cat badly and kills them or worse, would you not want justice? Would you not want people to know what he or she did so they never get a dog or cat to hurt and torture? I am not vegan I do not eat a lot of meat. I don’t like it and the more I read about it the less appealing it is. There is a big difference, at least for me and many others, plus there is a way to do it and a way not to. However someone who abuses animals, a pet, that is different. For any human being to purposely inflict pain, severe ongoing pain, neglect, torture or yes even sexual abuse any animal for the purpose of pleasure or entertainment for themselves or for profit is not only unacceptable but not human and yes it should be punished adequately and sometimes yes a life for a life. To be able to cold bloodedly calculate and perform the horrific acts I see done to innocent animals, pets of all kinds, on a daily basis, without remorse sicken me and millions of other people and nothing, absolutely nothing but maybe a slap on the hand, if law enforcement even considers “worrying “ about an animal abuse case, is the punishment you see as a norm if any when, the sick thought process of any human to cause such pain without hesitation should be enough evidence that we are dealing with a sociopath who is the one that should be locked up for 72 hrs if that on the euthanasia list for “aggression” and being a liability to society instead of all these mislabeled dogs/animals that these labels are given to by people and then victimized again and murdered by people. That is what it is about!

MathewKimberly Peters
MathewKimberly Peters
  • Rhonda O'Dell

Gregory there is a difference behind killing an animal in a dignified way for food and then beating and abusing an animal for no resaon other than ur on sick twisted mind. I'm not a vegan I eat meat all the time but yet I'm not gonna go down the street find a cat and burn it and kick it and stomp it to death because I think its funny those types of digraceful humans should be made to register as a animal abuser.

Aileen Richter
Aileen Richter
  • Rhonda O'Dell

I understand your question about being a vegan, however, due to society we, as humans, have been raised to eat meat. Meat from cows, chickens, & pigs which is a part of life. What isn't a part of life is someone keeping a dog chained up outside all year long w/o feeding it or giving it shelter. What isn't normal is kicking a helpless kitten or fighting a pitbull

Julie Green
Julie Green
  • Rhonda O'Dell

Gregory Stuart, AFTER WATCHING FROM THE FARM TO THE FRIDGE, I BECAME A FRUITARIAN & VEGETARIAN!!! THAT MADE ME SO SICK AT MY STOMACH, WHAT THEY DO AT SLAUGHTER HOUSES!!! THEY NEED TO SHUT ALL OF THEM DOWN FOR GOOD!!!

Polly Schultz
Polly Schultz

I used to be an animal control officer and experienced SO many horrific abuse cases. A slap on the wrist for beating a baby monkey with a large stick for stealing a cigarette, a kitten put in a microwave, starved dogs eating their own puppies to survive....non of these even went to jail. Arrested and released, a small fine, and a 'don't do it again'..YES I WILL SIGN THIS PETITION.

Eric Byler
Eric Byler
  • Polly Schultz

Small dog left in the back yard to freeze to death...ah, memory's of Dallas and their wonderful abilities to take care of their pets. My favorite quote from one of the county commissioners..."I don't like dogs. I'm more of a cat person". Wow how I don't miss trying to work with those heartless people.

Zira Michelle Brinton
Zira Michelle Brinton
  • Polly Schultz

omg Eric, that makes me so angry! I'm also a cat person, but I'd never leave any animal out to freeze! People like that should be stripped of their positions.

Polly Schultz
Polly Schultz
  • Polly Schultz

I know Eric, I remember the frozen puppy....I always will and can still feel the terrible hole in my heart... when i realized nobody cared. (except me and you) I love you Eric and Chris

Polly Schultz
Polly Schultz
  • Polly Schultz

I love you too Zira darling :0)

Dana Sheese Craig
Dana Sheese Craig

My thoughts are an animal abuser with move on to children and adults.

Carole Stevens
Carole Stevens
  • Dana Sheese Craig

and this has come to light in many of the prosecuted criminals background checks. A friend asked me one time if I thought a child who had stompped a gerbil to death (he was 5 and the gerbil had bitten him) could have mental problems. I told her that if the child didn't get help that the next thing would be a cat or dog and then a person. So many levels of concern here. How could a parent possibly wonder about such behavior?

Marilyn R. England
Marilyn R. England

I have always been ready to do whatever is necessary to get these sickos out of commission. As a young girl of about 12 (now 81) I refused to go for Sunday dinner with my parents across the pasture because I had seen the man kick his cows. My dream was to get rich enough to take in all the unwanted, badly treated animals and care for them. I have a pretty good track record in this endeavor but not on the scale I had envisioned.

Holly Allison
Holly Allison
  • Marilyn R. England

Wow ! You are my hero Ms. Marilyn. I also had dreams of doing the same and am doing the best I can. Thank you for your kindness and tenacity.

Craig Kaitin
Craig Kaitin

I also agree a life is a life. No one life is more valuable than anothers.

Bob McLain
Bob McLain

I agree if they will do this to helpless animals they would also do it to helpless children as well

Cheryl Logan
Cheryl Logan

I agree with everyone else. A life is a life, cat, dog, horse, human, etc...

Carolyn Dennis
Carolyn Dennis

I agree 100%.

Summer Miele
Summer Miele

So what is this world coming to? Sick people can kill and hurt an animal and only get a slap on the hand and a "DOn't EVER DO THAT AGAIN" yell...... That's just crazy! these people need to be put away for a long time. This kind of stuff is what leads to shootings and more killings of a human nature.

Marie Demian
Marie Demian

thank you

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