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The U.S. Senate Just Made Animal Cruelty a Federal Felony

Senate Passes the Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture Bill

(Updated November 26, 2019) | Cruelty to animals is now a federal crime in the United States. President Trump signed the Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture Act (PACT) into law on Monday. The bipartisan bill...
UK Has Its First Law Offices for Animal Protection

UK Has Its First Law Offices for Animal Protection

The UK will soon have its first animal protection law firm. Called Advocates for Animals, the firm was inspired by the public's "ever-growing interest" in animal protection and the way we "use and consume" animals,...
Vladimir Putin Bans Animal Cruelty In Russia

Putin Signs Bill Banning Animal Cruelty In Russia

Russia has passed new legislation in a bid to improve animal welfare across the nation. The Moscow Times reports that the bill, called "On Responsible Treatment of Animals and on Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts...
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Montreal to Ban Horse-Drawn Carriages By 2020

In June last year, Montreal, Canada, announced it would adopt a bylaw that bans horse-drawn carriages within the city limits, The Globe and Mail reported. The last day that carriages will be permitted is December 31, 2019. "Montreal...

New Florida Law Prohibits Animal Abusers From Owning Pets

A new Florida law, dubbed “Ponce’s Law,” will allow judges to issue a ban that prohibits animal abusers from owning pets after conviction for animal abuse. The law will also increase the chance of...
Massachusetts School of Law to Host 12th Annual Animal Rights Day

Massachusetts School of Law to Host 12th Annual Animal Rights Day

The Massachusetts School of Law (MSLAW) 12th Annual Animal Rights Day is set to take place on Saturday, March 31st, giving the public a full day of animal-related activities, presentations, and demonstrations. The free public event...
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Animal Justice Launches ‘Paw & Order’, Canada’s First Animal Law Podcast

Animal Justice, an animal protection group that leads the legal fight for animals in Canada, has launched “Paw & Order”, the country’s first animal law podcast. Hosted by Animal Justice’s attorneys Peter Sankoff and Camille...