Governor: Make Bestiality Illegal in Connecticut
  • Petitioning Governor Dannel P. Malloy

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Governor Dannel P. Malloy
Sen. John McKinney
Rep. Bill Simanski
Rep. Auden Grogins
Rep. Roberta B. Willis
Rep. Susan M. Johnson
Rep. Lawrence Miller
Rep. Ezequiel Santiago
Rep. Bruce Zalaski
Rep. Patricia Billie Miller
Rep. Diana S. Urban
Rep. Brenda L. Kupchick
Rep. Tom Reynolds
Rep. Emil Altobello
Rep. Janice R. Giegler
Rep. Joe Aresimowicz
Rep. Noreen S. Kokoruda
Sen. Bob Duff
Rep. DebraLee Hovey
Rep. Richard Roy
Rep. Gerald M. Fox
Rep. Charlie L. Stallworth
Rep. Gail Lavielle
Rep. Bob Godfrey
Rep. Paul Davis
Rep. Andres Ayala
Rep. David A. Baram
Rep. Robert W. Megna
Rep. Jason Perillo
Rep. Kim Rose
Sen. Gayle S. Slossberg
Sen. Kevin Kelly

Governor: Make Bestiality Illegal in Connecticut

    1. Hand 4Paws
    2. Petition by

      Hand 4Paws

      Albuquerque, United States

Bestiality is not illegal in Connecticut. According to animallaw.info, " The legality of zoophilia (otherwise termed bestiality) is not controlled from the federal level. The only relevant federal law is the sodomy law under the military code." This type of issue is commonly controlled at state level. Bestiality statutes occur as part of the criminal code; thus, each state determines the terms and penalty for the activity. Connecticut at the present moment does not count with any law that could prevent zoophilia activity amongst its citizens. Bestiality is officially illegal in 32 states.

The following is an article published on chron.com on August 23,2011:

SHELTON, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut woman is suing a neighbor accused of sexually abusing her horse.

Joan Flannery of Shelton has filed a lawsuit in Milford Superior Court seeking at least $5,000 from Marian Wegiel for emotional distress and the cost of surveillance cameras and locks.

Wegiel was arrested in Flannery's corral last October when police responded to reports of a man inappropriately touching the horse. He was charged with animal cruelty and other crimes. He was placed on accelerated rehabilitation in May and the charges will be erased if he completes a two-year probation period.

The New Haven Register reports (http://bit.ly/olXcLv ) that Flannery's lawsuit claims that Wegiel is also responsible for the death of another horse that died of a vaginal infection.

Wegiel's lawyer denies the allegations about the horse that died.

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    • Natalie Roff GAUTENG, SOUTH AFRICA
      • 1 day ago

      People are sick

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    • Barbara Lestort WATERBURY, CT
      • 2 days ago

      Seriously!!! Are we going to allow

      this disgusting form of animal

      abuse in our State???? Please

      put a halt to it now, make it a

      criminal offense and punish these mentally sick individuals

      to the fullest!

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    • Tracy Nelson JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA
      • 2 days ago

      its just plain wrong . . .

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    • annette boshoff GAUTENG, SOUTH AFRICA
      • 2 days ago

      Because animals are entitled to be treated with utmost respect!!! all they need is love & care

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    • Anne Warren FERNEY-VOLTAIRE, FRANCE
      • 3 days ago

      Is the US a civilized country or what??

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