Comments for: Lawmaker seeks to include family pets in temporary protection from abuse orders

Posted April 04, 2013, at 7:01 p.m.

AUGUSTA | Fear, intimidation and manipulation are common tactics in relationship violence, but threatening or harming an animal in retaliation for filing a protection from abuse order would become illegal under a bill proposed Thursday in Augusta. Rep. Andrea Boland, D-Sanford, said her bill, LD 687, An Act to …

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