Michigan hopes to pass a bill called Loganís Law that will ban convicted animal abusers from adopting and puts their names in an accessible database.

These are the stories that nobody wants to see. The ones that include photos that make you quickly turn the page. But if some tenacious animal advocates in the United States have their way, the news surrounding animal cruelty cases will include more than just a sad story. They will include the abusers name and some tough new penalties. And we think that itís about time! Animal Rights Advocates in Michigan are hoping to see a bill that has been three years in the making become law this year and with it, an accessible database of animal abusers. GOP Rep. Paul Muxlow of Brown City, Michigan, reintroduced the bill entitled ďLoganís LawĒ that would bar convicted animal abusers from getting another pet for five years (including post incarceration) and make it mandatory (and free) for animal shelters and other entities to check potential adopters against the Michigan State Police database.

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