Senate approves ban on animal cruelty videos

[JURIST] The US Senate [official website] unanimously approved a bill [text, PDF] Friday banning animal cruelty or "crush" videos. The House of Representatives [official website] approved the same ban [JURIST report] on Monday, and the provision is now being forward to President Barack Obama [official profile] for his signature. If the bill is signed into law, the creating, selling or distributing animal crush videos, which feature small animals being tortured or killed, will be a crime punishable with up to…

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