10 Facts About Animal cruelty


Divergent approaches to laws concerning animal cruelty occur in different jurisdictions throughout the world.

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Animal cruelty can be broken down into two main categories: active and passive.

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Passive Animal cruelty is typified by cases of neglect, in which the Animal cruelty is a lack of action rather than the action itself.

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Many undercover investigators have exposed the animal cruelty taking place inside the factory farming industry and there is evidence to show that consumers provided with accurate information about the process of meat production and the abuse that accompanies it has led to changes in their attitudes.

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Animal cruelty abuse is sometimes used as a form of intimidation in domestic disputes.

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Animal cruelty has long been an issue in filmmaking industry, with even some big-budget Hollywood films receiving criticism for allegedly harmful—and sometimes lethal—treatment of animals during production.

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Primary federal law relating to animal care and conditions in the US is the Animal cruelty Welfare Act of 1966, amended in 1970,1976,1985,1990,2002, and 2007.

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Animal cruelty acts are fined, but are not a cause for imprisonment.

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Taiwanese Animal Protection Act was passed in 1998, imposing fines of up to NT$250,000 for cruelty.

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Criminal penalties for animal cruelty were enacted in 2009, including a maximum of one-year imprisonment.

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