Friday, March 12, 2010

Minnesota Bill Aimed at Protecting Pets from Domestic Abuse

People in abusive relationships often find it hard to leave them, but add in the fear of the abuser hurting a pet, and the abused may never leave.

While Minnesota judges can currently include pets in domestic violence protective orders, there is no state law to the matter. The proposed bill would make it easier for a victim of domestic abuse to ask the court for a protective order for their pet as well.

Read more about the proposed bill here.

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