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Animal torture videos banned in US

Animal torture videos banned in US
Anyone convicted over such material could be hit with fines or a prison sentence

22nd July, 2010

The US House of Representatives has passed a bill to halt the distribution of so-called "crush videos" in which small animals are killed by crushing or other cruel methods(...).

A broader version of the law was passed in 1999 but was struck down by the Supreme Court which decided it had infringed on the US Constitution's First Amendment right to free speech...

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