Legal Question in Criminal Law in California

Is simply viewing animal porn on the internet illegal?What are the bestiality laws in California?

Asked on 10/02/11, 3:27 pm

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Daniel Martin Law Office of Daniel K Martin

Different states define bestiality differently. In California viewing images of bestiality is not criminalized. Penal Code 286.5 says that a person who sexually assaults any animal for the purpose of arousing or gratifying the sexual desire of the person is guilty of a misdemeanor.

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Answered on 10/06/11, 12:36 pm


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