(photo) Sen. Linares Speaks Out for Animal Protection Legislation

March 6, 2015

Sen. Art Linares (at podium) joined with legislators and animal rights advocates at the State Capitol to speak in favor of legislation aimed at protecting animals in Connecticut. From left to right, Sen. Linares, Rep. Brenda Kupchick of Fairfield, Rep. Diana Urban of North Stonington, and ASPCA Senior Legislative Director Debora Bresch. Sen. Linares has proposed legislation to prevent people charged with committing animal abuse from using accelerated rehabilitation to avoid prosecution and clear their record. Sen. Linares represents Chester, Clinton, Colchester, Deep River, East Haddam, East Hampton, Essex, Haddam, Lyme, Old Saybrook, Portland, and Westbrook.