Thursday, October 14, 2010

Animal abusers to get public shaming in NY county

FARMINGVILLE, N.Y. — A county on New York's Long Island is creating what is believed to be the nation's first public database of animal cruelty convicts.

Animal welfare activists are hoping the law passed this week in Suffolk County will inspire other governments nationwide. They compare their hopes to the proliferation of "Megan's Law" registries for sex offenders.

Read more in The Associated Press...

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