“The Link” Between Violence Against Animals and Humans 2019
Presented by Diane Balkin on May 3, 2019
People who hurt animals don’t stop with animals. There is an established link between cruelty to animals and violence toward humans — regularly referred to as “The Link.”
Diane Balkin, senior staff attorney for the Animal Legal Defense Fund, will closely examine how “The Link” has been used in public policy arguments and legal cases alike to protect animals and humans from abuse.
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