A Spanish province will punish you for helping animals

You have to have official permission before you do anything kind to animals

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Supporting animal rights is a no-brainer right? Wrong... well not if you're in Spain, anyway.

The regional Galician government in Spain has passed a law which bans people from helping animals.

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If a person or shelter decides to rescue animals without official permission they will be fined anywhere between €500 and €5,000.

Even feeding animals is a crime.

This absurd new law has angered animal rights groups who strongly criticise the new law.

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