June 26, 2010
An investigation initiated by The HSUS led to a Polk County, Tenn., Sheriff's Office raid of a suspected large-scale animal fighting operation, resulting in more than 100 people being charged with cockfighting.
June 22, 2010
Almost 1,200 birds believed to used for cockfighting were discovered today in Montebello, Calif., by a multi-agency task force led by The Southeast Area Animal Control Authority.
June 7, 2010
The HSUS assisted the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office by conducting evidence identification and documentation at the Sunday raid of a suspected cockfighting operation.
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.