“There is no place in a civilized society for maiming and torturing animals – period … Senator Toomey and I have spent years working to hold the barbaric individuals who commit these crimes accountable, and I’m glad that Congress is now finally sending our bill to the president’s desk to be signed into law.” You want bipartisan? I’ll give you bipartisan. I’ll even give you unanimous. ABC: Senate unanimously passes bill making animal cruelty a federal felony.