Domestic abuse survivors and their pets have an advocate in U.S. Senator Gary Peters of Michigan who re-introduced legislation Friday that would make harming or threatening a pet a federal crime.
Peters' proposal cites several studies, one of which found that "as many as 25
If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic violence, The National Domestic Abuse Hotline is available 24/7 for confidential resources and assistance at 1-800-799-7233.
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