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The Rule of Law, and the Criminal Enterprises of Cockfighting and Horse Soring

By Wayne Pacelle

Recently, a group of cockfighters made some noise in Kentucky, threatening to oust U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell in his 2014 re-election bid because he voted in January for the Farm Bill, which included an HSUS-backed provision to make it a federal crime to attend or bring a child to an animal fighting spectacle. I think it’s fair to say that these fellows have brought single-issue politics to an historic low.

A Tennessee Walking Horse at the 75th Walking Horse Celebration. Photo by HSUS

Because of a weak state anti-cockfighting law and no federal enforcement of the ban on fighting …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green