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Federal Animal Protection Laws. There are only a handful of federal animal protection laws: The Animal Welfare Act: Signed into law in 1966, the Animal Welfare Act (AWA) is the primary federal animal protection law. The AWA mainly involves animals kept at zoos and used in laboratories, as well as animals who are commercially bred and sold like

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Animal Welfare Act Animal Welfare Information Center

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The Animal Welfare Act was signed into law in 1966. It is the only Federal law in the United States that regulates the treatment of animals in research, exhibition, transport, and by dealers. Other laws, policies, and guidelines may include additional species coverage or specifications for animal care and use, but all refer to the Animal Welfare Act as the minimum acceptable standard.

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The Animal Legal Defense Fund is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Our EIN number is 94-2681680. The Animal Legal Defense Fund is rated four-stars by Charity Navigator, is a Platinum Level GuideStar Exchange participant, a Better Business Bureau Accredited Charity, and an Independent Charity Seal of Excellence awardee, ensuring that we meet the highest standards of accountability, efficiency

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Guide to Animal Rights Laws in the Los Angeles area Law

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Most animal rights laws are made at the state level, so be sure to see our Guide to Animal Rights in California.. Is it illegal to use animals for entertainment or party purposes? As of February 2020, in the city of Los Angeles, it is illegal to use wild or exotic animals for entertainment purposes, including for house parties. This includes lions, tigers, bears, elephants, giraffes, and any

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The Price is Right For Animal Rights Veterinary Secrets

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The Price is Right For Animal Rights. By Dr. Andrew Jones June 27, 2007 0 Comment From: Dr Andrew Jones grants to low-cost or free spay/neuter clinics or organizations that which will support teaching and research in the field of animal rights law. Today, Barker shares his home with a cat named Dulce

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Under most state and federal laws, animals primarily are regarded as property and have little or no legal rights of their own. Because of this status, generally there is a presumption—provided no law is violated—in favor of the owner’s control and use over the best interests of the animal.

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Animal Rights in the World, Ranked Lady Freethinker

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Animal Rights: Protection of Domestic and NonDomestic

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Do Wild Animals Have Any Rights Under The Law

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By 1888, almost every state had joined New York and passed laws against animal cruelty. The first federal animal rights laws in the U.S. were the “28 Hour Law” of 1873, the Lacey Act of 1900, and the Animal Welfare Act of 1966. The first two regulated animal transport and banned illegal wildlife trafficking.

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SERVICE ANIMALS CA Department of Rehabilitation

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SERVICE ANIMALS. Service animals are defined as dogs that are individually trained to do work or perform tasks for people with disabilities. Examples of such work or tasks include guiding people who are blind, alerting people who are deaf, pulling a wheelchair, alerting and protecting a person who is having a seizure, reminding a person with mental illness to take prescribed medications

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Animal Protection Laws Around the World My Animals

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In 1978, animal protection made history thanks to the proclamation of the first Universal Declaration of Animal Rights. The International League of Animal Rights drafted this important document and read it to a UNESCO committee to advocate for better animal protection laws. Among the many things it did for animal rights, this initiative was a recognition of the idea that animals have just …

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Steven Wise and the Nonhuman Rights Project is using the legal system to establish a precedent for animal rights, first for chimpanzees and eventually for other animal species. Credit: Patrick Bouquet, FlickrCC. According to NhRP, nonhuman animals are still considered property in the eyes of the law. Even those animals that we know possess

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For Animal Rights, the Price is Right Sportsmen's Alliance

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One such celebrity is Bob Barker, the former host of the long running TV game show, the “Price is Right.” As has previously been reported, Barker, a long time supporter of animal rights, has donated millions to establish law programs at universities throughout the nation. The programs are dedicated to advancing animal rights.

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Animal Cruelty Laws State By State Stray Pet Advocacy

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animal without the owner’s consent, cruelly or unnecessarily kills or injures any animal.” Cruelty to animals is a Class A Misdemeanor with a $1000 fine, possible imprisonment for up to 1 year, forfeiture of any and all animals (unless 25% or more income is provided from animals), and no animal

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States With the Best and Worst Animal Protection Laws

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Stacker examines animal rights law and its enforcement across all 50 states, ranking each state according to data from an advocacy organization. The Animal Legal Defense Fund provides much of the primary source data and links are provided for each state to further information about their specific laws.

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Here Are 10 Laws On Animal Protection From Different

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1. New Zealand Has Officially Recognized That Animals Are Sentient. New Zealand is considered to be one of the leaders in the field of animal welfare and protection.
2. In Poland, Anyone Who Finds An Abandoned Dog Or Cat Is Required To Notify An Animal Shelter, Fire Authority, Or Police. According to World Animal Protection, if you find an abandoned dog or cat in Poland, you’re required to notify an animal shelter, fire authority, or police.
3. In Virginia, Stealing A Dog Can Be Punishable By Up To 10 Years In Jail. As we mentioned before, in many U.S. states, dogs are viewed as property by law even though people consider them to be their family members.
4. In Alaska, When One Wants To Divorce Their Spouse, The Judge Decides Who Gets The Animal. In most U.S. states when a married couple decides to get a divorce, their pets are treated the same way as property no different than TVs or cars even though they’re considered to be family members.
5. Russia Bans Animal Cruelty. This year, Russia is taking a big step in reducing animal cruelty. According to the Moscow Times, the new law bans petting zoos in malls, animal cafes, animal fights, housing animals in bars and restaurants.
6. In The Netherlands, People Have To Pay An Annual Dog Tax. The Netherlands is aiming to become the first country where there are no stray animals. According to Expatica, most cities in the Netherlands have an annual Dog Tax which is calculated depending on the number of dogs in each household and is currently set by the local municipality.
7. In The UK, The Maximum Sentence For Animal Cruelty Will Be Five Years In Prison. According to Independent, the UK confirmed that the maximum sentence for animal cruelty will increase.
8. In Germany, The Fine For Killing A Protected Animal Can Vary Up To 25,000 Euros. Germany is also considered to be an animal-loving country with its animal protection laws.
9. In Turin, A Dog Owner Is Fined If He Walks The Dog Less Than Three Times A Day. It might be no surprise but Italy considers itself to be a very animal-loving country as in many cities, animals are protected by law.
10. In Oklahoma, The Dog Owner Is Fully Responsible For Any Injuries His Dog Might Cause. Oklahoma has seriously strict laws in regards to dog bites! According to AllLaw, if a person gets bitten or injured by a dog, he has two years to file a lawsuit in the state’s civil court system.

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Animal Rights and Public Policy Kim Stallwood

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My key message today is that the single greatest challenge the animal rights movement faces in achieving animal rights is in embedding these values into public policy and the law. Campaigning for personal change will persuade some people, indeed, a minority of …

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What is Animal Law?

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animal law as committed to advocacy on behalf of animals, including, for many proponents of this approach, promotion of animal rights. The competing approach defines animal law in a purely descriptive manner, as (roughly) the area of law that relates to animals, whatever substantive principles regarding animals the law may adopt.

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Washington State Animal Laws Animal News Northwest

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All laws treat animals as property and therefore legal protection for them is less than for humans. Federal laws include the Animal Welfare Act , 1966, which focuses on warm blooded animals used in animal research facilities, protections against the use of interstate shipment of animals, or animals used in illegal fighting ventures.

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Federal Law Animal Abuse

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Laws that Protect Animals Animal Legal Defense Fund. 1 hours ago Aldf.org Show details . The PACT (Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture) Act: Signed into law in 2019, the PACT Act makes some of the most egregious forms of animal cruelty — specifically crushing, burning, drowning, suffocating, impaling or sexual exploitation — in or affecting interstate commerce or within the territorial

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Animal Rights. Protection of animals from cruelty through requirements of humane treatment. Laws protecting animal rights proscribe certain forms of brutal and merciless treatment of animals in medical and scientific research and in the handling of and slaughter of animals for human consumption.

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Current Bills and Laws Fighting for Animal Rights VegNews

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Factory-farm laws are state-by-state cases that need legislation and a majority of voters to pass the law since one of the few federal laws in place for animals is the Humane Methods of Slaughter Act enacted in 1958, which exempts birds (the majority of animals raised for food).

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Animal rights by country or territory Wikipedia

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Rights affecting non-human animals, commonly called 'animal rights', encompass everything from the legal recognition of non-human animal sentience to the absolute lack of any anti-cruelty laws with no regard for animal welfare.The recognition of such animal rights varies greatly from one jurisdiction (such as a country, territory, or other political entity) to another.

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California animal welfare laws led to higher egg prices

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Laws that changed animal confinement standards in California raised the price of eggs dramatically upon adoption and have kept prices higher than had the laws not been enacted, according to a Purdue University study. An analysis of the laws’ effects on egg production and prices in California could inform other states considering similar legislation.

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Animal rights are expanding. These two graphs show who

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Increased concern for the rights of animals is not only changing what we eat, wear and drive. It has begun to change our laws. In June, Canada passed a new law many are calling the “Free

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Animal Law & Policy Program UCLA Law

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The UCLA Animal Law and Policy Small Grants Program (ALP SGP) has two primary goals: Fostering sound empirical—quantitative or qualitative—research to increase knowledge and understanding related to human uses of and impacts on all animals, alternatives to uses of animals, and humans' relationship with animals, which animal law and policy academics, practitioners and organizations can use

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Animal Rights and Protection Laws Future Challenges My

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The future of animal rights and protection laws – beyond domestic animals. As we mentioned before, one of the biggest challenges of animal rights and protection laws in the future will be to overcome myths and concepts about the “function” of certain species. These animals are an important part of our culture and we even identify through

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Animal Rights Law Soup

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As of November 2019, it is now a federal crime to commit certain acts of animal cruelty. The new law is the Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture (PACT) Act. Penalties include up to 7 years in federal prison. Most states also have laws prohibiting these acts. See Animal Rights in California.

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Top 10 Law School Animal Law Programs – Kaplan Test Prep

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Animal Law is a small but burgeoning field. In 2001 there were only nine animal law classes offered in the United States, and today there are over 100. Animal law is any type of legal action that affects the rights, standing, or welfare of an animal. It can encompass many traditional areas of law, like torts, contract law, and family law.

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8 Countries With The Strictest Animal Welfare Laws In The

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11 Pros and Cons of Animal Rights – Vittana.org

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By offering animals rights that are equivalent to the rights of humans, an extra layer of law enforcement would need to be added to our criminal justice systems. People would be spending more time in prison because of charges related to the new rights afforded to animals. Added officers and officials would be needed for enforcement.

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2019 Rings in New Laws to Protect Animals Alley Cat Allies

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December 31, 2018. New animal-friendly laws go into effect on Jan. 1, 2019, and among them is a California law that bans pet shops from selling sell dogs, cats, and rabbits unless the animals are sourced from local shelters and rescues—not breeders. California is the first state in the nation to implement these strict new rules on pet stores.

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Animal Cruelty Now a Federal Felony After President Trump

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The new legislation expands upon a 2010 law known as the Animal Crush Video Prohibition Act, which made it a federal felony to video extreme acts of animal cruelty. The PACT Act closes a loophole by giving federal officials the power to arrest those who are filmed abusing animals, not just those who made the video, according to Fox News .

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Animal rights groups sue over latest Iowa farm trespass law

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43-5004-975A group of animal rights and public interest groups filed a lawsuit Tuesday challenging the latest Iowa law designed to criminalize investigations into animal treatment on livestock farms.

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Animal rights laws Home Facebook

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Animal rights laws. 693 likes. to protect and save all animals from the abusive cruel vicious evil violent animal haters in and of this world to keep animals alive and safe and free

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15 Animal Rights in India That Every Citizen Should Know

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9. Animal sacrifice is illegal in every part of the country. Rule 3, Slaughterhouse Rules, 2001. 10. Organizing of or participating in or inciting any animal fight is a cognizable offence. Section 11(1)(m)(ii) and Section 11(1)(n), PCA Act, 1960. 11. Cosmetics tested on animals and the import of cosmetics tested on animals is banned.

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Animal Rights: Why Is It Important and What Are Some Examples?

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Laws Against Feeding Feral Cats faqlaw.com

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Laws Against Feeding Feral Cats faqlaw.com. 2 hours ago Faq-law.com Show details . Feral Cat Legal Issues Animal Legal & Historical Center. 5 hours ago Animallaw.info Show details . Generally, the state laws that do address these issues simply (1) define feral cats and (2) enable local governments to adopt their own solutions The result of this approach, though, is that the law of feral cats

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Changing my mind about animal rights – The Law and Policy Blog

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And so the fact that animals could not enforce their own rights was not a reason to deny them rights. Then, as I looked at animal welfare law in the United Kingdom – a complex sprawling mess of legislation with arbitrary distinctions between species and various levels of protection (and lack of protection), and with varying degrees of

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Detailed Discussion of European Animal Welfare Laws 2003

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The roots of European animal law—transnational animal law applicable across European borders—extend almost to the beginning of the modern animal rights movement, to 1974. That year, the countries in the Council of Europe, the predecessor to the European Union, passed a directive requiring animals to be rendered unconscious before slaughter.

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Required Discrimination & Harassment Training Briski Law

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June 24, 2016 Category: Discrimination. What is the California Law Requiring Supervisor Training on Workplace Discrimination and Workplace Harassment? California AB 1825 (Government Code § 12950.1) amended the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), Government Code § 12900 et seq., to require employers of 50 or more employees to provide at least two hours of effective …

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DOG MEAT IN KOREA: A SOCIOLEGAL CHALLENGE

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imperative of animal protection lobbied for by both national and inter-national advocates and the deeply embedded custom of traditional food defended by the mainstream society. As a result, animal welfare issues have been dismissed as the lowest priority. The previous Animal Pro-tection Act of 19919 was a law on paper only. Although the Animal

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Kuwait Law: Animal Rights – 2:48AM – Everything Kuwait

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The Kuwaiti constitution does not mention any animal rights. The Kuwaiti penal (criminal law) does not specify that the abuse of animals is a crime. However the only law that discusses the killing of an animal is article 253 of the criminal law: A person who kills an animal owned by another, gives it a poisonous or harmful substance, injures it

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Animals, Property, and the Law – Animal Rights The

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Animals, Property, and the Law. “Pain is pain, irrespective of the race, sex, or species of the victim,” states William Kunstler in his foreword. This moral concern for the suffering of animals and their legal status is the basis for Gary L. Francione’s profound book, which asks, Why has the law failed to protect animals from exploitation?

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Ag and Food Law Blog National Agricultural Law Center

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Ag & Food Law Daily Update: October 12, 2021. October 12, 2021; Will Clark; A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in …

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THE POLICY, LAW AND MORALITY OF MANDATORY …

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thing that could have achieved results: low-cost and free spay/neuter, particularly for the pets of the poor.” He writes: In 1974, the Humane Society of the United States, the American Humane Association, the ASPCA, and other animal welfare groups had an opportunity to take a decisive stand [for spay/neuter]. Had they endorsed and succeeded in

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Nebraska Laws on Service Dogs and Emotional Support Animals

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Under Nebraska's civil rights law, people with certain disabilities are entitled to be accompanied by their service animals in public accommodations, as defined below. Nebraska law defines service animals as a guide dog, signal dog (hearign dog), or other animal

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State Laws: Private Possession of Exotic Animals Born

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1. The sale and possession of exotic animals in the United States is regulated by a patchwork of federal, state, and local laws that generally vary by community and by animal. Born Free USA believes that wild animals belong in the wild, not in private homes as pets or in zoos and other such facilities, and strongly recommends against the purchase and possession of wild and exotic animals. Below is a summary of state laws governing the possession of exotic animals. Laws vary from state to state on the type of regulations imposed and the specific animals regulated. This summary was last updated in May 2016and may not reflect current state laws. Please note:The animals listed within the below regulations are not a complete list of the animals regulated by the various states. The listed animals are merely a sampling from each state.

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Are there any legal rights for an animal?

Melissa Bjorkenstam. While pets enjoy growing social acceptance, the law plays catch-up, and legal eagles and legislators slowly pave the way for legal rights for animals. Under most state and federal laws, animals primarily are regarded as property and have little or no legal rights of their own.

Is it against the law to own an exotic animal?

Born Free USA believes that wild animals belong in the wild, not in private homes as pets or in zoos and other such facilities, and strongly recommends against the purchase and possession of wild and exotic animals. Below is a summary of state laws governing the possession of exotic animals.

Where are the strongest animal rights laws in the world?

Globally, animal protection and rights laws vary widely. European countries along with Australia and New Zealand have the strongest animal rights laws because they formally recognize non-human animal sentience.

Are there any laws against cruelty to animals?

Every state in the United States has legal statutes in place that prohibit cruelty to animals. It is important to note here that these laws do not necessarily provide rights to the animals in question, however, they do provide penalty for cruel behavior towards animals. How do these laws work?

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