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The Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act Would Ban The Sale of Animal Tested Cosmetics in California

February 17th, 2018

Paws Up! February 16, 2018 To The California Senator Senator Cathleen Galgiani (D-Stockton) for introducing a new bill that would prohibit the sale of new animal-tested cosmetic products in the state of California. According to a recent news article, a long-awaited bill has been introduced in the California State Legislature. The Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act, also […]

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Mississippi Hopes To Pass Tougher Penalties For Dog Fighting!

February 14th, 2018

Paws Up! February 14, 2018 To the Mississippi Senate for passing a bill to increase penalties for dog fighting. In November 2017,  four men were arrested and 32 dogs and puppies were seized in Madison County, Mississippi, after officers from the county sheriff’s department discovered an alleged dog fighting ring. A 911 call from an […]

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New Bill May Improve Iowa State Animal Abuse Law

February 14th, 2018

Paws Up! February 14, 2018 To the Iowa Senate for considering a new bill to improve the state’s animal welfare law. According to a recent news article, a woman near Sandyville, Iowa, was was charged with 22 counts of animal neglect after three dead dogs, and nineteen neglected dogs were found on her property. She […]

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Arizona Senator Introduces Bill To Send More Animal Abusers To Prison

February 10th, 2018

Paws Up! February 10, 2018 To State Sen. John Kavanagh (F-Fountain Hills) of Arizona for introducing a bill to heighten punishment offenders who abuse and/or kill companion animals. Last year in Maricopca County, Arizona, a man stabbed a puppy to death and left the animal’s severed head on a table for his girlfriend to see […]

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A New Bill In Wyoming Would Increase Maximum Fines For Animal Cruelty Offenses

February 9th, 2018

Paws Up! February 9, 2018 To Wyoming State Representative Michael Gieru (D-Teton County) for introducing a bill to raise maximum fines for animal cruelty. According to a recent news article, Wyoming State Representative Michael Gierau has introduced a bill (House Bill 48) that would greatly increase the maximum fines for both misdemeanor and felony animal […]

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