Animal Protection Law Goes Too Far
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A D.C. law, the Wildlife Protection Act of 2010, requires that rats and other vermin not be killed but captured, preferably in families; no glue or snap traps can be used; and the rodents must be relocated. The law has drawn criticism from Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, who worries that the law may result in entire rodent “families” being relocated across the Potomac River into Virginia.
Source: FOXNews, January 16, 2012