U.S. State Animal Protection Laws Ranking Report released

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States’ Animal Protection Laws Ranked by Animal Legal Defense Fund: Maine is #1, New Mexico #50

The 17th annual U.S. Animal Protection Laws Rankings Report (2022) ranks the animal protection laws of all 50 states.
February 1, 2023 Companion Animals

Animal cruelty does not occur in a vacuum, and the failure to fully examine its origins would likely lead to future criminal acts and the continued cycle of abuse and violence.”

Hon. H. Lee Chitwood, Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court, Pulaski, VA

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