HB 501 would establish minimum, commonsense protections for dogs by ensuring that they are not left outdoors and unattended during temperatures below 32 or above 90 degrees. Animal control officersContinue reading
Category: 2019 Session
Protect Maryland’s Animals by Strengthening Maryland’s Animal Sexual Abuse Law!
Did you know that it is not currently a crime in Maryland to advertise, traffic, or solicit animals for sex on the Internet? Sexual molestation of animals, like rape, involvesContinue reading
Protect the Cownose Rays from Barbaric Killing Contests in the Chesapeake Bay!!
In 2017, Maryland passed legislation that prohibited Cownose Rays killing contests and required the Department of Natural Resources to prepare a species management plan. During these brutal contests, often lasting forContinue reading
Please Support SB-152/HB-135: Costs of Care: Criminal Law – Cruelty to Animals – Seizure and Removal
Let’s hold animal abusers accountable and save animals from needless suffering! SUPPORT Costs of Care: Criminal Law- Cruelty to Animals- Seizure and Removal SB 152/ HB 135. This bill establishesContinue reading
Maryland General Assembly Legislative Session Begins January 9, 2019
Maryland Votes for Animals welcomes the newest members elected to the 2019 Maryland General Assembly. There are sixty new members in this class: seventeen in the Senate and forty-three in theContinue reading