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Fighting Pit Attracts Illegal Activity, Out of State Residents

South Carolina bust shows need for felony laws

Slideshow images by Kathy Milani/The HSUS

On Sunday, June 6, our Animal Cruelty and Fighting campaign was in South Carolina assisting the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office in a raid on what is perhaps the largest operational cockfighting pit in that state. Sheriff’s deputies charged 85 people with illegal cockfighting and seized $15,854 in gambling money. Authorities also seized nearly 200 roosters, who were likely to be maimed and killed in the fights.

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