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On April 22, 2014, we mailed off 99,794 signatures to the US Secretary of Agriculture. Continue to show your support for this worthy cause by signing below while we wait for a response back from Secretary Vilsack!
Goal: 125,000 Progress: 115,686
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

Oct 23, 2014 Janet Coppens
Oct 23, 2014 Stacey Pinson
Oct 23, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Oct 23, 2014 Jan Passmore
Oct 23, 2014 Christina Hanschke
Oct 23, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Oct 23, 2014 denise carey A person cruel to an animal is offten cruel to children, being a foster parent for twenty one years I know this to be true. Make this happen.
Oct 23, 2014 Elizabeth Kawakami We need this national animal abuse registry now. These abusers need to be stopped, and this is a step to animal abuse prevention.
Oct 23, 2014 Sandra Gacic
Oct 23, 2014 Paula Astralaga
Oct 23, 2014 Brenda Hilton Animal abusers need to be held accountable for what they do to innocent animals.
Oct 23, 2014 Angela Hudson
Oct 23, 2014 Marilyn Winter
Oct 23, 2014 laura Di monaco
Oct 23, 2014 Donnette Goodnight It is our human RESPONSIBILITY to ensure the safety of those without a voice. The type of person that could do such horrific things is purely evil and must be held accountable Please be a part of the solution in putting an end to such needless suffering!
Oct 23, 2014 Julie Taisler
Oct 23, 2014 Debra Jackson Please stop animal abuse!
Oct 23, 2014 Maryann Pagano
Oct 23, 2014 Beth ann Meece STOP ANIMAL ABUSE
Oct 23, 2014 Senise Moore As long as I have a voice I will do my best to protect you.
Oct 23, 2014 Renee Huskey
Oct 23, 2014 Mark Thomas
Oct 23, 2014 irene pasaribu
Oct 23, 2014 Carlo Garcia
Oct 23, 2014 Alison Zacharis
Oct 23, 2014 dawn robinson Please help
Oct 23, 2014 Janet Garrison
Oct 23, 2014 Joyce Willson
Oct 23, 2014 Al Nelson
Oct 23, 2014 Kathleen Long
Oct 23, 2014 (Name not displayed) Animals are people, they have feelings.
Oct 23, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Oct 23, 2014 Laura Wood I would like to take it one step further. Make it mandatory for people who employ farm laborers and others who work with animals to check the registry for animal abusers before hiring anyone.
Oct 23, 2014 田場 ひろ子
Oct 23, 2014 Rachel Jennings
Oct 23, 2014 Martine cuisenaire
Oct 23, 2014 Marion Adams
Oct 22, 2014 debbie bell About time this was implemented.I don't know if the pedophile registry has made a difference, but this is well worth trying.
Oct 22, 2014 Mary Esterline
Oct 22, 2014 Cassy Gruber
Oct 22, 2014 Indira Heskee
Oct 22, 2014 christian heimberg
Oct 22, 2014 Adele Colome
Oct 22, 2014 Thomas Struszka
Oct 22, 2014 Lisa Delude
Oct 22, 2014 Flynn Welles Stop the abuse now!
Oct 22, 2014 Mary Sullenberger
Oct 22, 2014 nivea pinto
Oct 22, 2014 Mari Clark
Oct 22, 2014 (Name not displayed) Yes, I believe an animal abusers registry is needed.

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