Stricter Punishment for Domestic Violence offenders.

Stricter Punishment for Domestic Violence offenders.

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George Nanos started this petition to Legislators and

Even though the PAWS Act for Pet and Women safety has taken many strides in providing supportive measures to victims of domestic abuse and empowers Law enforcement with tools against perpetrators of domestic violence.

We should be petitioning our state legislators to seek stricter punishment through incarceration and financial instruments against perpetrators of these crimes.

Did You Know?


• Up to 65% of domestic violence victims remain in abusive situations out of fear for their pets’ safety.(1)


• According to the Centers for Disease Control, 4,774,000 women in the United States experience physical violence by an intimate partner every year.(2)


• The majority of domestic violence situations include pets in the household, and 85% of women residing in domestic violence shelters reported a pet was harmed by their abuser.(3)
• A growing body of science has demonstrated a link between domestic violence and animal cruelty.(4)


• An outlet of emotional support for victims, the family pet often becomes a target for physical abuse.(5)

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