Help make bestiality a felony in Florida!
My tenant's dog was brutally raped by a convicted sexual predator!
Baylee and Miss Terrier have suffered horrific sexual abuse by 52 year old James Lee Lyons. He is a convicted sexual predator who was released in June 2011 after serving 13 years in prison. In July, Lyons, a St. Johns County sexual predator was arrested for the sexual abuse to Baylee and then re-arrested for the second time in a week on additional charges of cruelty to animals, sexual activities involving animals in the horrific abuse of Miss Terrier and failure to register as a sexual predator. : https://www.facebook.com/notes/st-johns-county-sheriffs-office/sexual-predator-arrested-on-additional-charges/704737469543836
First Coast News live interview: http://www.firstcoastnews.com/news/local/story.aspx?storyid=322283
Then, State Sen. Nan Rich, sponsored and finally become law on June 18, 2011 Florida Bestiality Bill (SB344) which bans sexual activity between human and animals and is punishable by a first degree misdemeanor. According to FS 775.082 the term of imprisonment cannot exceed one year and FS 775.083 only has a fine of up to $1,000.
We appreciate all that Sen. Nan Rich did to get this bill passed banning sexual contact with animals, as it took her 3 times because the Florida legislature thought they were wasting their time as it never happens. It does happen, all over, you just don't hear about it! Just look at the case involving Justice for Janey, a pit bull who was victimized by Eugene Hickman. Research Randol Mitchell and Alan Yoder and you will see that these cases need stricter laws to bring justice to these helpless animals.
We must come together and let our voices be heard that this law must be changed to a felony and judges must issue mandatory jail sentences for these violent offenders.
Ways you can help and be that voice for Baylee & Miss Terrier!
1. Please sign this petition and pass along to everyone you know. http://www.change.org/petitions/help-make-bestiality-a-felony-in-florida
2. Visit our Facebook page TAP "Together Against Predators" , https://www.facebook.com/TAP.Together , to read the complete story. Like our page and share. Page set up by Tracy Opra to advocate for Baylee and Miss Terrier.
3.Donate any amount, This will help cover the cost of the surgeries and recovery it took to save these abused animals and help us FIGHT this FIGHT until we pass the law making bestiality a felony! We have 2 ways to donate through our PayPal account https://www.paypal.com our account is firstname.lastname@example.org or we have an online fundraiser with Fundly http://fundly.com/urj6pdu8 Please pass our link along!
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By helping us, you will help prevent this from happening to other animals! Most don't know that bestiality is just a pre-curser to build their confidence to pray on children next.
Thank you so very much for helping bring Justice to Baylee and Miss Terrier!
God Bless You!
- U.S. House of Representatives
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Make bestiality a felony in Florida!
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