You see a quote like that and perhaps you're thinking someone's trying to be funny.
A final vote will be held in the Bundestag (lower house) on 14 December.
Germany legalised bestiality (zoophilia) in 1969, except when the animal suffered "significant harm".
But animal rights groups have campaigned for a change in the law and Hans-Michael Goldmann, the head of the parliamentary committee investigating the new amendment, told the Tageszeitung newspaper that the new legislation was intended to clarify the current legal position.
"With this explicit ban, it will be easier to impose penalties and to improve animal protection."
A fine of up to 25,000 euros (£20,000) is proposed if someone forces an animal to commit "actions alien to the species".
But Michael Kiok, the chairman of the pressure group Zoophile Engagement for Tolerance and Information (Zeta), said he was going to take legal action to fight the proposed changes.
"It is unthinkable that any sexual act with an animal is punished without proof that the animal has come to any harm," he said, adding that animals are capable of showing what they do, or do not, want to do.
"We see animals as partners and not as a means of gratification. We don't force them to do anything. Animals are much easier to understand than women," Mr Kiok claimed.
I found it interesting that bestiality was legalised in 1969. Had no idea that the free love movement included doing the nasty with animals.
Now we have someone suggesting that it's unthinkable to suggest sex with an animal is verbotten.
And so the slide into depravity picks up steam.
Sick stuff. Seriously sick and twisted stuff. And completely redefining the word tolerance.
H/T to Deacon Greg.