Maine Named Worst Place for Animal Abusers 

Maine is ranked as one of the worst states to be an animal abuser.The Animal Legal Defense Fund released the report, finding that our state’s laws regarding animal abuse are strong and have teeth.They point to the fact that Maine has felony penalties for cruelty, neglect and abandonment, and enhanced penalties for repeat abusers.Maine got top marks along with California, Illinois, Michigan and Oregon.States in the doghouse are Hawaii, Idaho, Kentucky, Mississippi and North Dakota.