North Dakota is one of only two states that punishes even the most extreme forms of animal cruelty as a mere misdemeanor.
This ballot measure would make the most extreme forms of cruelty a class C felony when inflicted upon a dog, cat, or horse. This measure would also give judges the additional option of requiring that animal abusers receive psychological counseling and prohibiting them from owning a dog, cat, or horse for up to five years.
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