Cruelty Bill Signed into Law!

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On May 8th Governor Ducey signed HB2671 into law, stating, “Animal cruelty is despicable — and Arizona will not tolerate it.” This new law will prevent the most egregious cases of animal abuse from being reduced to misdemeanors. No longer will abusers be able to kill or torture a family pet and end up with zero jail time and no court supervised probation or treatment. It is well known that heinous crimes against animals are often part of a larger pattern of domestic violence. The new law will help protect not only pets, but families and communities throughout Arizona. Read more in ADLA News