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sport that involves killing animals (especially hunting)

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Animal fighting and baiting has been banned for 180 years since the introduction of the Cruelty to Animals Act in 1835.
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.
Jerry Palmer was being held at the Lane County Jail late Tuesday on charges of first-degree animal abuse, involvement in animal fighting, identity theft and unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon.
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.
It was after surveillance by the charity which allegedly discovered badger baiting and animal fighting.
Chief Inspector Ian Briggs, from the RSPCA's Special Operations Unit said animal fighting could cause "barbaric levels of suffering".
He was jailed for 24 weeks after admitting nine charges included causing animals to fight, keeping dogs for the purpose of animal fighting and causing unnecessary suffering.
The case marked the first conviction for animal fighting since new legislation allowed SSPCA inspectors to search and enter homes of suspected dog fight organisers.
Braddonhadbeenfoundguilty of keeping or training a dog for use in connection with animal fighting, having articles for use in connection with animal fighting and causing unnecessary suffering to a dog.
It is a newer version of one filed in years past and was originally a part of the legislation that passed a few years ago making animal fighting illegal in the Bay State.
Officers found three pit bull terriers and a Staffordshire bull terrier along with animal fighting paraphernalia and training equipment in raids on three properties in Lozells and Small Heath.
performed [a service] [an act] to facilitate animal [fighting] [baiting], including, but not limited to, [providing security] [refereeing] [handling or transporting animals] [being a stakeholder of any money wagered on animal fighting or baiting].