Parody of Ghostbusters aside, the partnership between the National Sheriffs’ Association and Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) should be considered frightening for all who own animals, no matter what their use is.
It is true that there is a correlation between animal abusers and those who go on to become involved in violent crimes, child and elder abuse, and sexual abuse. This makes knowing how to deal with animal cruelty cases imperative for local law enforcement.
The question comes down to whether the HSUS, a group that has a negative history of dealing with perceived abuse and illegal confiscation of animals, should be the group educating the National Sheriffs’ Association.
Who Exactly is HSUS?
We have written about HSUS multiple times and their corrupt leadership, but a few key points to ponder are:
They are NOT an animal welfare organization. They are an animal rights extremist organization.
They do not own, run, or operate any animal shelters.
They use donated funds to write and push legislation. They also use it for marketing, advertising, fundraising, salaries, retirement plans,