5/16/2013

The Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Act would close an important loophole in efforts to stem animal fighting by holding spectators accountable under federal law for attending the events, according to Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., who along with three Senate colleagues introduced the measure. "A federal law to deter people from attending animal fights would give local and state law enforcement vital help, authority and support to attack this abhorrent activity at its root," Blumenthal writes.

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