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The '''North Dakota Prevention of Animal Cruelty Initiative''' may appear on the [[North Dakota 2012 ballot measures|2012 ballot]] in [[North Dakota]] as an {{issfull}}.  If enacted the measure would it a class C felony for an individual to maliciously harm a living dog, cat or horse.  The measure also creates some exemptions from the law, including agricultural workers, veterinarians, scientific researchers, and hunters.<ref>[http://www.kqcd.com/News_Stories.asp?news=56070 ''KQCD-TV'' "Petition for Animal Cruelty Ballot Measure Approved," March 27, 2012]</ref>
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The '''North Dakota Prevention of Animal Cruelty Initiative''' is on the [[North Dakota 2012 ballot measures|2012 ballot]] in [[North Dakota]] as an {{issfull}}.  If enacted the measure would it a class C felony for an individual to maliciously harm a living dog, cat or horse.  The measure also creates some exemptions from the law, including agricultural workers, veterinarians, scientific researchers, and hunters.<ref>[http://www.kqcd.com/News_Stories.asp?news=56070 ''KQCD-TV'' "Petition for Animal Cruelty Ballot Measure Approved," March 27, 2012]</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 15:38, 10 September 2012

The North Dakota Prevention of Animal Cruelty Initiative is on the 2012 ballot in North Dakota as an initiated state statute. If enacted the measure would it a class C felony for an individual to maliciously harm a living dog, cat or horse. The measure also creates some exemptions from the law, including agricultural workers, veterinarians, scientific researchers, and hunters.[1]

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See also: North Dakota signature requirements

In order to qualify the initiative for the 2012 ballot supporters were required to collect a minimum of 13,452 valid signatures by August 8, 2012.

According to reports, supporters turned in around 25,000 signed petitions on August 7, 2012. The Secretary of State has until September 10 to very the signatures.[2]

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