The dogs were tied to heavy chains that the sheriff compared to "logging chains."
I was holding my six-year-old son's hand when we encountered an act of animal cruelty. It happened on a steep cement path in a tiny Mexican village, on our way to the market to buy oranges. A few steps ahead, I glimpsed the scene first.
Cockfighters are on the run, or better yet, in handcuffs, like never before. In recent days, there have been rescues in several states, and there seems to be a new resolve among so many different law enforcement agencies nationwide not to tolerate this form of staged cruelty and the wide range of criminal activity so often associated with it.
What kind of person calls himself a "patriot" while knowingly flouting the laws of the United States? We see this with a lot with people who want to harm animals. They wrap themselves in the flag, but ignore the principles that the flag symbolizes.
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Matt Bevin says it was "a bad idea" to outlaw cockfighting and that he "will not support it."
I've not yet had the chance to see the new movie, Cesar Chavez: History is Made One Step at a Time, but I did manage to find in my files a letter written by Cesar Chavez back in December 1990.
The case against Chavez was built during a two-year investigation by the Washington State Gambling Commission, Wheeler said
Dolphins are the cognitive cousins of elephants and gorillas. We know them to be smart, to be self-aware; to know fear and to feel threat, and to also understand family, in ways with which we can -- and should -- empathize.
"He will be in Florida and has another obligation there that day," said French. "Nothing more to it than that." Those against
These arrests and the enormous number of animal seized should open some eyes to the modern face of this abhorrent crime -- it's both more prevalent and more savage than most dare to think.
The ASPCA has the roosters at a temporary shelter in an undisclosed location. There's no word yet on what will happen to
Information was initially scarce Sunday night at the poorly-lit scene at 19651 Southwest 168th Street, an agricultural property
The King Amendment is all about profits for Iowa Big Ag, at the tragic expense of hens, veal calves, sows, and California farmers.
Granted, the pool is an undoubtedly important element for most people vacationing on a tropical island. But if the culture was right there on the premises it would be much easier to combine the two...
In day-to-day tourism-free Bali, life is a relatively relaxed mosaic of extended family, food and placating the island's many deities with ceremonies and the endless small offerings or banten that Hinduism Balinese-style demands.
San Joaquin County sheriff's deputies were kept busy Sunday afternoon rounding up roosters and other farm animals at illegal
Many gamecocks are "pumped full of steroids and other drugs to increase their metabolism, which makes them stronger and harder
In April of this year, in La Blanca, Texas, along the border with Mexico, three people were killed and eight more were wounded
In addition to the cockfighting operation, Monroe County Sheriff investigators found a shotgun, rifle, handgun, $3,306 in
Jayne was ordered held on $30,000 bail, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. A 54-year-old Woodstock, Ill. man was arrested