Cockfighting

Politics
2:23 pm
Tue May 13, 2014

Embattled Bevin Closes Campaign with Bus Tour

Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Matt Bevin will end his primary campaign to unseat Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell with a six-day, 26-county bus tour.

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Government
7:18 am
Fri May 9, 2014

Humane Society CEO Wants Kentucky to Strengthen Cockfighting Law

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The Humane Society of the United States wants Kentucky House Speaker Greg Stumbo to strengthen the state’s cockfighting laws. 

 Humane Society CEO Wayne Pacelle’s push comes after a cockfighting ring was recently busted in McDowell, Kentucky. A USDA agent says the Big Blue Sportsman’s Club allegedly hosted illegal gambling ‘derbies’ of fighting chickens. 

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