- Sep 14, 2011
- Melrose, MA
Clark said her bill would close an existing loophole and cited a study from the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and Northeastern University linking animal abuse and future violence, MassLive reported.
Clark Bill Would Keep Guns From Those Convicted of Animal CrueltyClark said the loophole exists because while federal law prohibits people with felony convictions from accessing guns, states often prosecute animal cruelty as a misdemeanor.
Is it me or is everything that hasn't yet been legislated a "loophole?"