LOUISIANA (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – State lawmakers in Louisiana passed a bill making it illegal for a human to have sex with an animal, according to KATC- TV.

The bill now heads to the House, but 10 state senators voted against it.

scared dog Bill Passes Making Bestiality Illegal In Louisiana

Beagle (credit: Instagram/banjythebeagle)

Specifically, the bill makes sexual abuse of an animal a crime and sets penalties for those convicted.

It would also require that sexually abused animals are removed from their abusers and delivered to a veterinarian for treatment. If convicted of the crime, a person would not be allowed to own any animals in the future.

Ahead of Louisiana, the Texas House already approved expanded state penal codes prohibiting bestiality.

Lawmakers voted 122-6 last year to pass a bill by Houston Republican Sen. Joan Huffman banning the “sexual assault of an animal.”

Final House approval came shortly after and the Texas Senate had already passed the bipartisan measure.

Texas already bans bestiality. But the bill made it a separate penal code crime, defining 10 categories of offenses. Those include “contact between” peoples’ mouths or genitals and an animal’s genitals or mouth.

It further banned possessing, selling or purchasing animals for bestiality.

The bill made those offenses state felonies.

Cases involving children, or where an animal is injured or killed, could be second-degree felonies, punishable by 20 years maximum behind bars.

Comments (17)
  1. Jeff Drake says:

    #BaaBaa-MooMoo-MeToo. It seems this was becoming so rampant that the need to pass a law specifically making it illegal? So, is there no age of consent for willing animals? What if you sibling lover also happens to be an animal?

    1. Just the ones married to democrats, since they will have to become celibate.

      1. Well said, Sir!!!

      2. lcorbitt says:

        Best comment every…good job, sir!

    2. beefrank says:

      Fake news. Liberal projection.

  2. Mark Beutler says:

    Bigotry is ugly. Specie is not so important. What is important is whether the two love each other.

  3. This behavior is currently legal in Louisiana – ahhahahaha
    Anyway, it shocks me this even needs to be addressed.

  4. such a shame states have to have laws that address the perversion and abomination of man treatment of animals.

  5. Zola Holt says:

    Who’s this guy Bill Banning?

  6. But could they pass such a bill in Washington state, or just make an art film about it?

  7. Stu Pedasso says:

    TEN senators voted against it? THERE’s your problem! Sheesh.

  8. Louisiana Democrats will no longer procreate.

  9. Jerry Stumbo says:

    So now, when our worthless politicians are accused of “pumping the pooch” it will now be a criminal offense?

  10. beefrank says:

    It was not already illegal? Automatic capital offense in the Old Testament.

  11. Investigate whomever voted against this.

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