May 19, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States’ Animal Rescue Team assisted the Robeson County Sherriff’s Department in a cockfighting investigation and raid in Robeson County, resulting in more than a dozen arrests of suspected cockfighters and the seizure of more than 10 birds.
April 20, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States Commends Court of Appeals Decision Upholding Federal Animal Fighting Ban
The Humane Society of the United States hails a decision today by the Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit upholding critically important animal fighting provisions of the federal Animal Welfare Act.
April 19, 2012
John Goodwin, director of animal cruelty policy for The Humane Society of the United States issued this statement about the three deaths at a South Texas cockfight.
April 18, 2012
During the 2012 New York State Humane Lobby Day, more than 150 citizens from across New York met with lawmakers at the Capitol and urged them to pass legislation to protect animals.
April 16, 2012
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick urges Alabama legislators to pass S.B. 175, legislation pending in the Alabama state legislature to increase penalties for cockfighting.
April 6, 2012
Inga Gibson, Hawaii state director for The HSUS, released the following statement in response to the indictment of five Waianae-based cockfighters, and the seizure of almost half a million dollars, on federal gambling charges.
March 30, 2012
Call The HSUS's animal fighting tip line, 877-TIP-HSUS, if you suspect an animal fight in progress or an animal fighting operation.
March 21, 2012
A new statewide survey of Ohio voters reveals overwhelming support for bills to restrict the private ownership of dangerous exotic pets, regulate large-scale commercial dog breeders and make cockfighting a felony.
March 14, 2012
The HSUS and the ASPCA applaud the Idaho House of Representatives for passing a bill that would strengthen the state’s cockfighting ban and provide for stronger penalties in cases of animal torture.
February 22, 2012
During Humane Lobby Day 2012, citizens from across Mississippi met with lawmakers at the state Capitol and urged stiffer fines for cockfighting and swift action to prevent a return of hog-dog fighting.