South Carolina cracks down on cockfighting

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Gambling industry, Cockfighting crackdown in South CarolinaAuthorities in South Carolina are cracking down on cockfighting, and the state’s citizens say it’s about time. The state has some of the weakest penalties in the country for those involved with the brutal pastime. The misdemeanors handed out are seen as simply an inconvenience and not a deterrent. However, things are starting to change. Federal and state authorities are starting to go after cockfighting ringleaders by using tougher federal laws. Anyone else sense another Michael Vick scandal coming? Read more…


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