WHY WE NEED AN ANIMAL ABUSE REGISTRY

The barrister Noël Sweeney writes in Criminal Law & Justice Weekly:

 Monitoring animal abusers could prevent them harming people in the future…

…Many criminals who are animal abusers go on to commit serious offences of violence towards vulnerable human victims. There is a defined connection between cruelty to animals and violence towards children and women. It is well documented that mass murderers like Jeffrey Dahmer and Theodore Bundy tend to share a long history of animal cruelty…

http://www.criminallawandjustice.co.uk/features/Why-We-Need-Animal-Abuser-Registry

This United States organisation also does excellent work on this important subject:

http://nationallinkcoalition.org/

One thought on “WHY WE NEED AN ANIMAL ABUSE REGISTRY

  1. Edna Mathieson

    Completely agree – but where do we … you …go from here? (This could be a rhetorical question!).
    I am not a Quaker but am on Quaker Concern for Animals Committee and a member of Quakers & Business Group. Together we have written a paper on food choices, news of which appeared in the January 24 issue of The Friend.

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