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November 08, 2019 - TribLIVE

Federal animal cruelty law awaits Trump's signature

Federal animal cruelty law awaits Trump's signature

A bill making “heinous” forms of animal cruelty a federal felony was awaiting the president’s signature after it passed the House and Senate in recent weeks.

The PACT — Prevent Animal Cruelty and Torture — Act makes crushing, burning, drowning, suffocating and impaling of animals punishable by up to seven years in prison, Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., said this week.

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