Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Animal Cruelty Subject of State Supreme Court Ruling

Yesterday, the Sate Supreme Court ruled on an animal abuse case, they find room for legislative action. This link is to today's Boston Herald story of the case. I have legislation, the PAWS II bill, that is a natural follow up to a law I sponsored following the "Puppy Doe" animal cruelty case. The new bill advances the role of certain professions to be mandated reporters of animal abuse. ensures efficient enforcement, prohibits drowning of wild and domestic animals, and several other components. Those who engage in animal cruelty deserve the attention of the justice system.