#PEPPoll: Should Mississippi’s Animal Cruelty Law Be Changed To A Felony?

By MississippI PEP Staff | January 1st, 2017 at 10:15 am

BY: MississippI PEP Staff /

The MS PEP Staff consists of a number of volunteers across the state dedicated to sharing news and commentary important to conservatives.

Filed Under: #PEPPoll, Angela Burks Hill, Angela Hill, Animal Cruelty, Legislature, Mississippi, Mississippi PEP, Mississippi State Senate, MS State Government, Opinion

Sen. Angela Burks Hill, R-Picayune, has pre-filed a bill for the 2017 legislative session that would seek to make aggravated animal cruelty a felony as well as allow law enforcement to charge offenders with multiple counts of animal abuse, an option that is not currently available. Under the current law, those who commit simple cruelty, […]

#PEPPoll: Senator Angela Hill Prefiles Animal Cruelty Bill For Consideration In Upcoming Legislative Session

By MississippI PEP Staff | January 1st, 2017 at 7:05 am

BY: MississippI PEP Staff /

The MS PEP Staff consists of a number of volunteers across the state dedicated to sharing news and commentary important to conservatives.

Filed Under: Angela Burks Hill, Angela Hill, Animal Cruelty, Ethics, Law Enforcement, Legislature, Mississippi, Mississippi State Senate, MS State Government, News

In the month of December, a video of scalding water being poured on a cat trapped in a cage quickly went viral, a Gulfport man was arrested after he allegedly beat his dog in front of his grandson, first with his fist and then with a flashlight, and a bloodied dog was found beaten so […]

PLUNKETT: 7 Ridiculous Steps That Show Exactly Why the U.S. is $20 Trillion in Debt.

By Keith Plunkett | October 1st, 2016 at 8:11 am

BY: Keith Plunkett / Managing Editor

Keith Plunkett is the Policy and Communications Director for the United Conservatives Fund, and the Founder and Publisher of MississippiPEP.com.

Filed Under: Animal Cruelty, Contributor, Ethics, Federal Government, Keith Plunkett, National, Spending

Here is a perfect example of why the government should stick to only doing those things the U.S. Constitution expressly gives it the authority to do. Multiply this scenario by thousands of times, thousands of programs, thousands of agencies, boards, commissions and sub-agencies, and thousands of federal employees with thousands of retirement packages, and now […]

Animal cruelty should be first-time felony

By MississippI PEP Staff | September 25th, 2011 at 1:55 pm

BY: MississippI PEP Staff /

The MS PEP Staff consists of a number of volunteers across the state dedicated to sharing news and commentary important to conservatives.

Filed Under: Animal Cruelty, Legislature, Mississippi, Opinion, Public Safety

“One act” of cruelty is defined as cruelty to any number of animals as long as the action occurs at “the same time.” If a person was to torture and kill 80 dogs, dump their carcasses somewhere, get reported and subsequently convicted, the charge is one count of cruelty and the penalty is a misdemeanor. […]