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blood sport

any sport involving the killing of an animal, esp hunting
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The current sentencing guidelines do not reflect the maximum penalty allowed under federal law, which can discourage federal prosecutors from pursuing animal fighting charges that may only yield a sentence as paltry as six months in jail.
Animal fighting and baiting has been banned for 180 years since the introduction of the Cruelty to Animals Act in 1835.
229) As a result, any application of RICO must rely on peripheral activities to animal fighting.
Under the new law, a second violation for manufacturing a device or equipment intended to be used in animal fighting now is a Class 3 felony.
Many states, like our own, need to strengthen the laws and penalties for being a spectator at dog fighting or other animal fighting contests.
Hogan is charged with one count each of illegal gambling and conspiracy to violate the Animal Welfare Act and to travel interstate in aid of racketeering, and two counts of unlawful animal fighting, according to court records.
According to John Goodwin, deputy manager of animal fighting issues at the Humane Society of the United States, the problem is so big that in urban areas up to half of the shelter animals are scarred fighting dogs.
Reeves, of Redruth, Cornwall, was found guilty of causing, procuring or assisting animal fighting or baiting.
Reeves has pleaded not guilty to a charge of causing, procuring or assisting at animal fighting or baiting, and to three charges of permitting unnecessary suffering to Red.
One hundred percent of the net proceeds from the sale of these items will go directly to The Humane Society of the United States' Animal Rescue Team which assists local authorities during natural disasters and man-made cruelty situations such as puppy mills and animal fighting rings.
In another case, an investigation into wildlife crime by the RSPCA's Special Operations Unit, supported by North Wales Police, revealed a Caernarfon man was involved in hunting wild mammals with dogs and in animal fighting.
Animal Fighting (3 hr) -- Janette Reever, Deputy Manager, Animal Fighting Investigations, The Humane Society of the United States