They also could be ordered to undergo psychological evaluation or counseling.'It's a crime that defies explanation to the rational person,' Mark Kumpf, director of the Montgomery County Animal Resource Center, tells Dayton Daily News.
'We're dealing with a different species.'Most states have laws prohibiting sexual conduct with animals.
and several ancient authors purported to document it as a regular, accepted practice – albeit usually in "other" cultures.
Explicit legal prohibition of human sexual contact with animals is a legacy of the Abrahamic religions: There are several examples known from medieval Europe of people and animals executed for committing bestiality.
Bestiality is still not illegal in Hawaii, Kentucky, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio, Texas, Vermont, West Virginia, Wyoming and Washington, DC. Jim Hughes, from Upper Arlington, who sponsored the anti-zoophilia law with fellow Republican Sen.