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Woman Films Dog Sex Video, Yet Won't Be Charged With Bestiality

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Caroline Willette allegedly admitted to videotaping herself having sex with two dogs and possessing child porn. The 53-year-old Floridian will face a slew of charges, but bestiality won't be one of them.

That's because Florida is one of 16 states that do not specifically ban bestiality, a fact that irks animal rights supporters.

Even though federal obscenity codes bar animal porn, and state animal cruelty laws effectively ban man-on-critter sex, some Florida lawmakers think it's time to take stronger action.

"There's a tremendous correlation between sexually deviant behavior and crimes against children and crimes against animals,"state Rep. Nan Rich told ABC Action News. "This is long overdue. These are heinous crimes. And people belong in jail."

Many Floridians are surprised it's taken so long. In recent years, a Tallahassee man was accused of sexually abusing a seeing-eye dog. And in one particularly disturbing story, a man from Florida's Panhandle allegedly asphyxiated a family goat during sex. The incident became such a circus, T-shirts began appearing with slogans like "Baa Means No!"

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