Category: Animal Fighting
|July 23, 2010||Posted by russmead under Animal Fighting||
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn has signed H.B. 5790 into law. "There is never a reason to torture an animal, especially for entertainment or monetary gain," said Governor Quinn. "This new law will further deter people from getting involved with dog fighting and hastily injuring or killing innocent animals, especially where children are present."
|May 16, 2010||Posted by russmead under Animal Fighting||
The Tennessee House of Representatives has by a vote of 88-4 concurred in a Senate amendment to H.B. 238. Under the amended version, it is a Class A misdemeanor for a person convicted of a violent felony to own, possess, or have custody or control of a vicious dog or a potentially vicious dog.
|January 22, 2010||Posted by russmead under Animal Fighting|
Update: The MO bill, H.B. 1689, died at the end of the legislative session.
Original report: The effort to strengthen animal fighting laws, to give law enforcement and prosecutors the tools to go after those who would so cruelly torture dogs and other animals, continues in the 2010 legislative session.
|July 28, 2009||Posted by russmead under Animal Fighting|
Update Aug. 14: The Philadelphia Eagles have signed Michael Vick to a one year contract for $1.6 million with an option for a 2nd year for $5.2 million.