May 27, 2010
The HSUS issued a statement in response to the Louisiana House of Representatives’ passage of a bill that would make it illegal to be a spectator at a cockfight.
May 17, 2010
The HSUS applauds Minnesota for enacting bills to protect animals in domestic disputes and to criminalize drugs and implements used in animal fighting.
May 4, 2010
The HSUS provided support and expertise to the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Department in raiding a suspected cockfighting locale in Central California.
April 28, 2010
Julia Breaux Melancon, Louisiana state director for The HSUS, issued a statement after the Louisiana Senate voted in support of a bill to make it illegal to be a spectator at a cockfight.
April 14, 2010
The HSUS commends Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman for signing a law that prohibits the possession of animal fighting paraphernalia.
April 9, 2010
The HumanHSUS hails a decision issued Friday by a federal appeals court rejecting a constitutional challenge to the federal animal fighting ban.
March 30, 2010
The HSUS commends the Hawaii House of Representatives for nixing a resolution that seeks to affirm cockfighting as a culturally acceptable practice.
February 25, 2010
West Virginians are gathering in support of animal protection legislation and urging lawmakers to make cockfighting a felony and establish standards for commercial dog breeders.
February 24, 2010
An overwhelming majority of Georgia voters want tougher penalties for cockfighting, with 75 percent in favor of closing loopholes in the state’s cockfighting laws, according to a new survey.
February 23, 2010
Citizens from across Alabama gathered to urge their lawmakers to pass legislation to increase the state's penalties for cockfighting and strengthen the anti-cruelty statute.