The so-called PAWS act would also create a statewide registry of people who have been convicted of animal abuse and make that list available to animal shelters, pet stores and breeders. The Legislature’s Judiciary Committee held a hearing on the bill Thursday.
Senate Republican leader Bruce Tarr filed the measure following last year’s highly-publicized case involving a year-old pit bull, later nicknamed “Puppy Doe,” who was euthanized after being found beaten and tortured in Quincy "
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Bill would increase penalties for animal cruelty in Mass. The so-called PAWS act would also create a statewide registry of people who haveRead more
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