This is great news!
A new law will finally charge anyone who harms an animal with a felony. The law is called Goddard’s Law or House Bill 60.
The bill is simple... it will now charge any human who purposely causes harm to a companion animal a fifth degree felony. These are the lowest level felonies.
The bill states that 'withholding food, water, or shelter from a pet as harm as well as physical abuse.'
However, to many animals activists this is a important step in a new era of protecting animals…