Felony Animal Cruelty Provisions

On March 14, 2014, South Dakota became the final state to enact a felony provision for animal cruelty.
Watch the ALDF  video to learn more about this great legal victory for animals:

The new law represents the emergence of a nationwide consensus that egregious animal abuse should be treated as a serious crime.  Although there is much more work left to be done, this event marks a significant milestone in an undeniable trend favoring humane treatment of animals.

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