That’s right, the abusers not the animals! The Animal Legal Defense Fund annually ranks states according to how their laws protect animals. This year the states that rank best for abusers and worst for animals are:
For more information on why these states rate these rankings, check out the ALDF web site.
The ALDF site is a GREAT site with information on animal welfare laws in each state, model laws you can promote in your city or state, information about ongoing cases, lists of lawyers who handle animal welfare cases and much more!