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Ohio Democrat Makes Bestiality Jokes; Humane Society Official Not Amused

Posted on | December 10, 2012 | 25 Comments

In Ohio, believe it or not, it’s legal to sodomize your dog. Or fellate your horse, or otherwise have carnal knowledge of whatever species might arouse your perverse erotic interest. Some members of the Ohio legislature want to pass a law to outlaw bestiality, and the leader of the state’s House Democrats decided to make a few “humorous” remarks about the subject:

“I was appalled,” said [Missy] Houghton, an agent with the Richland County Humane Society. “I do not think this is something that should be laughed at or made into a joke. To me, this bill is a no-brainer that should have been passed. We are one of the few states that do not have a law against bestiality.”

Indeed, and some Republicans suspect that Ohio Democrats are secretly beholden to the North American Man-Dog Love Association. But why bring Sherrod Brown into this? The article in the Manfield News-Journal recounts efforts to apprehend one such deviant:

Peter Bower, 32, was sentenced to community service and two years probation after authorities discovered a history of sexual activity with his 3-year-old shepherd mix, Aurora.
Authorities said previous investigations revealed the dog was not the only animal Bower abused. He posted photos and stories of his encounters with other dogs and a horse on multiple bestiality websites.
A year later, Bower was arrested again and later found guilty of violating his probation after an ad was discovered at offering his dog-sitting services.

Wanna bet Peter Bower is a registered Democrat?

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25 Responses to “Ohio Democrat Makes Bestiality Jokes; Humane Society Official Not Amused”

  1. Bob Belvedere
    December 10th, 2012 @ 11:12 am

    Who are you to criticize Bower’s – or anyone’s! – lifestyle choice!!!

    A man’s got needs and he should be able to satisfy them however he chooses to. It’s not the state’s business to get involved!

  2. jsn2
    December 10th, 2012 @ 11:34 am

    North American Man-Dog Love Association
    of which James Brolin (mr. barbara streisand) is President.

  3. K-Bob
    December 10th, 2012 @ 11:55 am

    O/T: two good articles at City Journal, Port Auth and Am Revolution. That is all.

  4. Stogie Chomper
    December 10th, 2012 @ 12:21 pm

    Bill S to his wife: Was it good for you too, baby?
    Wife to Bill: MOOOOO!

  5. Evi L. Bloggerlady
    December 10th, 2012 @ 12:25 pm

    It wasn’t me!

  6. Culture War Notes
    December 10th, 2012 @ 12:32 pm

    Don’t ask Obama about it – the answer would be above his pay grade.

  7. barryd
    December 10th, 2012 @ 12:38 pm

    How does the reporter for the Mansfield News-Journal know that any ABUSE occurred?

  8. Evi L. Bloggerlady
    December 10th, 2012 @ 12:38 pm
  9. jsn2
    December 10th, 2012 @ 1:22 pm

    I think you insulted Vinnie the Beast.

  10. Mike Tuggle
    December 10th, 2012 @ 1:23 pm

    What part of the word “neigh” does this man not understand?

  11. Garym
    December 10th, 2012 @ 1:25 pm

    I guess you’re not Evi L enough. ; )

  12. 20thCenturyVole
    December 10th, 2012 @ 2:25 pm

    “Nitro’s Law”? Seriously?

    Can’t wait for “Fluffy’s Law” and “Tweety’s Law”

  13. OrangeEnt
    December 10th, 2012 @ 2:33 pm

    Uh, was this guy’s name Bower, or Bowser????

  14. Bob Belvedere
    December 10th, 2012 @ 2:45 pm

    I don’t know about that. After all, he has slept with a mule at least twice.

  15. el_polacko
    December 10th, 2012 @ 2:45 pm

    anyone who has grown up on a farm knows that there is nothing very unusual about sexual contact with animals. many a young farmboy has lost his virginity in a barn stall.

  16. richard mcenroe
    December 10th, 2012 @ 3:10 pm

    You guys won’t be happy until you make my collection of back issues of Sex to Sexty a felony again, will you?

  17. richard mcenroe
    December 10th, 2012 @ 3:11 pm

    How was it?
    Not baaaaad.

  18. Dai Alanye
    December 10th, 2012 @ 3:32 pm

    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, said the man as he kissed the [favorite animal name.]

    Bestiality websites! Is there ANY perversion without its website now?

  19. Wombat_socho
    December 10th, 2012 @ 3:55 pm

    Rule 34. No exceptions.

  20. Evi L. Bloggerlady
    December 10th, 2012 @ 4:48 pm

    Good thing he is dying on Sons of Anarchy, he might come kick my ass!

  21. M. Thompson
    December 10th, 2012 @ 4:55 pm

    There’s a lot of baaad jokes you can make about this stuff.

    Like why do Scotsmen wear kilts?

    It’s so they don’t scare the sheep.

  22. Bob Belvedere
    December 11th, 2012 @ 7:48 am

    That Myron Magnet article was especially fine – thanks.

  23. Bob Belvedere
    December 11th, 2012 @ 7:49 am

    What an ass that Democrat is [somebody had to say it].

  24. K-Bob
    December 11th, 2012 @ 7:55 am

    Yep. I skimmed it the first time (having read the whole article about the Port Authority first and run out of time). I’m soaking in it later, though. I liked the opening, so I think it looks real good.

  25. bobbymike34
    December 12th, 2012 @ 1:40 am

    But if certain sexual practices are said to be genetic and cannot be helped and therefore embraced cannot that argument be made for all deviant sexual practices?