After years of sex with animals being technically legal in Florida, the legislature finallypassed 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
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 Andringatells 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 Leaguetold 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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