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Bestiality law introduced in Florida Legislature listen

01/04/08 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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A gruesome event last January in the Panhandle may give momentum to a bill making its way though the Florida Legislature this spring. Near the town of Crestview, a family’s pregnant pet goat was sexually assaulted and murdered. Since then, a bill prohibiting bestiality has been introduced to the Florida Senate and House of Representatives.

Dee Thompson-Poirrier is director of Animal Services for Okaloosa County, at PAWS, the Panhandle Animal Welfare Society. Thompson-Poirrier said she s...

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