There is well documented evidence by agencies involved with law enforcement such as the FBI who have now listed animal cruelty as a top-tier felony that animal cruelty offenses are often a precursor to violent crimes against people. If you want to discourage crime and have a safer community for both animals and people, then you need laws that are…Read More

The Link: Cruelty to Animals and Violence Towards People | Animal Legal & Historical Center

I. INTRODUCTION Cruelty to animals and violence towards people have something in common: both types of victims are living beings, feel pain, experience distress, and may die from their injuries. [1] Until recently, however, violence towards animals had been considered to be unrelated to violence towards children and the elderly, and…Read More
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