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Efforts To Bar Gun Possession by Those Convicted of Animal Cruelty Gaining Ground Nationally

Scientific and anecdotal evidence suggests that a person who abuses animals also has a higher likelihood of hurting other people. And that insight has begun fueling a push, at the state and federal levels, to slap a no-gun penalty on anyone convicted of animal cruelty, this report tells us.