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Thursday, November 13, 2008

McDaniel and animal cruelty

Posted By on Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 6:37 AM

John Brummett assesses Attorney General Dustin McDaniel's effort to lead passage, at last, of felony animal cruelty legislation in Arkansas. It's not a pretty process to watch unfold. Thanks to Rep. Steve Harrelson's advocacy of his constituents' wishes, for example, use of electric shock collars will be protected. The final judgment has to be on whether the resulting legislation creates significant new ground for prosecution and appropriate penalties. Oh, yes, and if it passes in the first place.

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