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The FBI's classification and tracking of animal abusers through the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) is a step in the right direction! Now we need to get the NIBRS implemented across the entire nation! Sign the NEW petition here!
Final signature count: 168,206
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 to enact a national animal abuser registry.

To the Secretary of the USDA,

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

Jun 4, 2017 Nicolette Stan
Jun 3, 2017 leah meredith
Jun 3, 2017 Frédéric Jaubert
Jun 3, 2017 Dodi Gile Lets get this into gear. Let the registry begin. If a person is to stupid to realize that animals have pain as humans & abuse is wrong then first offence hefty fine and register. Second offence lets treat them like they did the animal they abused.
Jun 3, 2017 Elena Maltseva
Jun 3, 2017 MarieTherese Valentin
Jun 2, 2017 Janice Penny
Jun 2, 2017 Halina Burger
Jun 2, 2017 Brenda Reider As I always say - Animals are people too! They are living beings and anyone that can hurt something as innocent as an animal will have no problem hurting a human being too.
Jun 1, 2017 Juhi Mukherjee
Jun 1, 2017 Beth Masck
Jun 1, 2017 Reyna Greenfield Animal abusers are just as bad abusers as child abusers. They MUST be on a NATIONAL ANIMAL ABUSERS REGISTRY so that they may NEVER have animals again. Many animal abusers are also child abusers! Protect our dogs and cats and all animals!
Jun 1, 2017 (Name not displayed) No animal deserves to be abused. The ANIMAL ABUSER REGISTER must be created!!
Jun 1, 2017 Nancy Hart
Jun 1, 2017 Amanda M.
Jun 1, 2017 Alicja Bożek
Jun 1, 2017 shelley jackson
May 31, 2017 Jamie Cooke
May 31, 2017 Mercedes Jensen
May 31, 2017 Lorrie Bullard Give the filthy scumbags that abuse animals what they deserve!
May 31, 2017 Christine Walden
May 31, 2017 Marcy Meachum
May 31, 2017 Shayne O'Brien
May 31, 2017 Carolyn Denton
May 31, 2017 Lydia Lafferty Animals need to be protected from abusers!!
May 31, 2017 Glenda Hutchens This should be mandatory
May 31, 2017 Crystal Clayton Please step up for these precious animals! And when you do, may God bless you for it!
May 31, 2017 Bonnie Haddad
May 30, 2017 Debbie Hanson
May 30, 2017 Morgen Turner
May 30, 2017 JoEllen Hunt
May 30, 2017 Diana Gladen This is a must do! It has been proven that child abusers start out as animal abusers
May 30, 2017 Pietra Nobile
May 30, 2017 (Name not displayed)
May 29, 2017 Mark Jackman That's great that the FBI have taken an interest in animal abuse as an early indicator of the mindset that would eventually to the same things to people, but as far as I'm concerned animals are just as important as the potential human victims. Baby steps.
May 29, 2017 ns roberts
May 29, 2017 Joanne Fluehr
May 29, 2017 Linda Roberts Too many have gotten animals after being convicted of abuse, this needs to stop!
May 29, 2017 Linette Nice
May 29, 2017 KARLA PRICE
May 28, 2017 (Name not displayed)
May 28, 2017 Don Weigand
May 27, 2017 Cathleen Droz
May 27, 2017 Shannon Sharp
May 27, 2017 Debbie Rasmussen
May 27, 2017 Dolly Youssef
May 27, 2017 Debra Herrick Please help enact legal, severe punishment for people who abuse animals & a registry so they may never own another pet...
May 27, 2017 Terri Feyen We desperately need this registry to help keep innocent animals out of these monsters hands.
May 27, 2017 Paw Paw All animal abusers should be hanged in the public square

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