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Last week the discussion centered on term limits and plausible reasoning for extending them. This week we need to visit why South Dakota needs to have a felony penalty for acts of severe animal cruelty. It becomes a matter of when outside groups force a referendum against agriculture instead of agriculture taking charge now putting it into statute our way.
South Dakota is the only state without a felony penalty for acts of severe animal cruelty. Over 17 South Dakota Agriculture groups support SB 46. What this bill truly does is define