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ACKER Goes to Court – Come Demonstrate!

Save the date - Acker goes to court on Wednesday, Dec. 12th 9:00am

Save The Date To Demonstrate. Weds. Dec. 12, 9:00am, Superior Court Litchfield District.  

Let us gather at the Court House to let the judicial system know that there are a lot of concerned citizens who are going to be watching the outcome of the prosecution of Fred Acker for 62 counts of FELONY animal cruelty.

Having been an animal control officer for over 25 years, it has been my experience that the police, prosecutors, and judges do not look at animal cruelty cases as very important. No one in Connecticut has ever gone to jail for commiting this crime. The average penalty has been a suspended sentence, probation, and community service.

A true community service would be to send these criminals to prison. The penalty, under the law is 5 years in prison and/or a $5,000.00 fine for each count. I feel this problem, because it is so lucrative, and is so easy to take advantage of the average persons feelings for unwanted and abandoned dogs and cats, needs to be addressed the same as child abuse and trafficking in human beings. Let the punishment fit the crime.

By demonstrating before this court house, a message will be sent to the prosecutor and the judge that the good people of Connecticut want our animal cruelty laws to be treated the same as child abuse laws. Nothing less.

Bring your friends, some coffee, and a large poster. See you on the Green at 9:00AM.

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brutus December 13, 2012 at 01:31 AM
Paul, I think you may have missed that day of school when they taught sarcasm.
mia December 13, 2012 at 02:55 AM
according to the criminal docket the charges are misdemeanor -not felony- charges. felony would indicate "intent" to cause harm. also the photo is a "stock" photo. this case is sad enough without inflammatory misinformation being printed.
Leah E. December 13, 2012 at 03:36 AM
Acker is one issue, The fact that this 'stock' photo exists at all, is another.
Mary Davis December 14, 2012 at 07:22 PM
@Jim: FYI.. It didn't work.. if you know the story.. an innocent man was crucified and a guilty one was let go. So I stand by my original statement.. passing judgement by yelling the loudest doesn't work.
Debbie December 15, 2012 at 10:22 PM
Anyone interested in more info about Acker,click this link.. http://affirmativemaybejustified.blogspot.com/2009/07/racism-what-would-people-do-without-it.html ......................and this is a "wonderful person"?

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