Animal Cruelty-Human Violence Link Update: Nov 2016

-The South Carolina sex offender charged with chaining a woman in a storage container and who has confessed to seven homicides has a childhood history of sexual assault, child abuse and animal cruelty…

 

-Alaska becomes the first state to allow courts to award custody of pets in divorce settlements – in the animals’ best interests…

 

-The Uniform Code of Military Justice finally includes animal abuse and bestiality as criminal offenses…

 

-Disputes over pets, elder abuse and domestic violence preceded killings of Iowa police officers…

 

These are just a few of the blockbuster stories we’re following this month in the November issue of The LINK-Letter. Click here to read 19 pages of news from the National Resource Center on The LINK between animal abuse and human violence…

 


 

For more on the topic of the link between animal cruelty and human violence and how to stop it, get our book, “Silent Victims: Recognizing and Stopping Abuse of the Family Pet”.

 

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