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Sponsored by: The Animal Rescue Site

Convicted child abusers are automatically entered into a national public registry to inform people of their whereabouts and to ensure children's safety. This helps to keep parents informed about potential danger in their neighborhoods.

Animal abusers should be held to no lower standards, and should be required to enter an animal abuse registry in order to protect the lives of animals living in close vicinity. Sign the petition telling the head of the USDA, Thomas Vilsack, to enact a national animal abuser registry.

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Dear Thomas Vilsack,

I am writing to request that you, as head of the USDA, push for a national animal abuse registry. Much like the child abuser registry, this would require animal abusers to enroll in an animal abuse index that would be publicly available.

A registry of this nature is necessary given the close correlation between animal abuse and child abuse. Many repeat animal abusers often demonstrate violence toward humans as well; more often than not, the two aren't mutually exclusive. This is why we need your help to ensure our communities are kept safe and informed.

Please take the necessary steps to ensure a registry to identify animal abusers is put into effect. Animals and humans alike deserve your best efforts to keep them safe.

Thank you for your time.

Petition Signatures

Dec 10, 2016 Linda Lima We desperately need this. Animal abuse is out of control and needs to stop ✋ immediately.
Dec 10, 2016 Erica Heller
Dec 10, 2016 Carrie Uphus
Dec 10, 2016 Kelly Gartin
Dec 10, 2016 Adrienne Baltadjian
Dec 10, 2016 Allison Hamilton It sickens me to the core when some coward abuses a loving defence less animal. 😠
Dec 10, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Dec 10, 2016 Isaura Zavala
Dec 10, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Dec 10, 2016 Cat Batson
Dec 10, 2016 Maureen Lang Companion animals are NOT just property and deserve more protection under the law.
Dec 10, 2016 (Name not displayed) Abusing or killing a pet should be a punishable offense. One year and $5000.00 per animal is not enough.
Dec 10, 2016 Ginger Ferguson
Dec 10, 2016 Mary Beth Harris
Dec 10, 2016 Lisa Postiglione
Dec 10, 2016 Anna Sidoti Animal abuse is a lead in to more serious crimes against animals and people. We need a registry.
Dec 10, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Dec 10, 2016 Mary E Lorello
Dec 10, 2016 jennifer leibowitz-winte
Dec 10, 2016 Mary Zuk
Dec 10, 2016 suzanne Mills
Dec 10, 2016 James Stephens
Dec 10, 2016 Carrie Morgan
Dec 10, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Dec 10, 2016 (Name not displayed) Why hasn't this been done already.
Dec 10, 2016 Jamie Auerweck
Dec 10, 2016 Angela Dunham
Dec 10, 2016 Diane Hower
Dec 10, 2016 sharon fallon
Dec 10, 2016 william hubertz
Dec 10, 2016 Anna Collins
Dec 10, 2016 Joanne Lofthouse
Dec 10, 2016 James Simmons
Dec 10, 2016 Erjona Mete
Dec 10, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Dec 10, 2016 Donna Sherman
Dec 10, 2016 George Paniagua
Dec 10, 2016 Tiffany Freeman
Dec 10, 2016 Teresa Dundore Please post register of animal abusers. If you have no feeling and are able to abuse and kill animals, you have no remorse to do this to people. People should be made aware of this kind of sick individual in order to protect their loved ones, furry or not
Dec 10, 2016 Megan Terry
Dec 10, 2016 (Name not displayed) Please create a national animal abuser registry.
Dec 10, 2016 Marcello Finelli
Dec 10, 2016 Lynne Menard
Dec 10, 2016 Nicole Adamski Anyone who hurts or kills any animal needs to be punched just like if it was a human being. Dogs cats ect. Are more human then we actually are which is sad but true! So whom ever does this cruel act needs to get what they deserve.
Dec 10, 2016 Sherry Reed Statistics on serious crimes including murder and serial killers almost always connects to a history of animal abuse by the perpetrators.
Dec 10, 2016 Hayley McDonald
Dec 10, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Dec 10, 2016 (Name not displayed) A person who kills an animal is on the way to killing a human being.
Dec 10, 2016 Kristiina Herbst
Dec 10, 2016 Jamey Danley

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