Florida's Bestiality Law Doesn't Forbid Oral Sex
After years of sex with animals being technically legal in Florida, the legislature finally passed an anti-bestiality law last year. Eric Antunes looked like he'd be one of the first people prosecuted under the new law when police discovered pictures of him engaged in sex acts with his girlfriend's three-legged dog on his cell phone. Turns out he won't face beastiality charges, though, since the law does not actually forbid oral sex with animals.
Assistant State Attorney Beverly Andringa tells The Tampa Bay Times that Antunes will not be prosecuted under the bestiality law.
"We need to close up this loose loophole," Rick Chaboudy, executive director of the Suncoast Animal League told the Times . "This is one of those crimes that you can't possibly imagine that it goes on, but I'm sure at one point in time, somebody said the same thing about child pornography."
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