Grand Forks legislator aims for felony penalties for extreme animal cruelty
Published 12/30/2010, INFORUM
State Stockmen’s Association, other farm groups consulted
Spurred by recent high-profile incidents of animal cruelty and criticism from national animal advocacy groups, a Grand Forks legislator and state prosecutors are drafting legislation that could give North Dakota its first felony penalties for “egregious” animal cruelty.
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