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Make Cockfighting a Felony in Mississippi ! PLEASE SIGN ! !


Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, environment, protection, suffering )

Cher Away
- 565 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Mississippi is one of 10 states where the brutal bloodsport of cockfighting in a misdemeanor, and the penalty is a $100 mazimum fine. Cockfighting is outlawed in all 50 states, with 40 prosecuting the sport as a felony.



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Pat B. (354)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 7:54 am
TY, Cher. Done.
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 8:04 am
Done/thanks Cher
 

Sue H. (7)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 8:08 am
Noted and signed, thanks.
 

Natasha Salgado (518)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 8:15 am
Noted and signed. What idiot would watch this senseless whatever you wanna call it??? Go fight each other.
 

Carol Bischoff (376)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 8:16 am
Noted and signed.
 

Betty G. (618)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 8:20 am
Signed! Thank you, Cher.
 

. (0)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 8:25 am
Signed and Noted.
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 8:40 am
Armand, You signed on February 2, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
Mississippi Senator Deorah Dawkins
thanks Cher
 

Vicki P. (132)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 8:41 am
Signed with thanks Cher
 

Joe R. (189)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 8:46 am
Done.
 

pam w. (191)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 9:13 am
Done...thanks!
 

naomi cohen (51)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 9:37 am
this is criminal. signed. thank you, cher.
 

Barbara D. (96)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 9:46 am
Noted ~ already signed!
 

Allan Yorkowitz (452)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 9:47 am
Much of what Mississippi is about is a felony.
 

Kay M. (351)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 10:13 am
done.
 

Amy E. (66)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 10:59 am
N/s
 

Gloria picchetti (286)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 11:52 am
Signed.
 

Gysele van Santen (212)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 12:01 pm
signed.
 

Anna Z. (1)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 12:16 pm
noted and signed
 

Jodi Ashley (2)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 12:18 pm
Noted and signed
 

Lisa Neste (694)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 12:26 pm
Lisa, You signed on February 2, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
Mississippi Senator Deorah Dawkins
 

Christeen Anderson (474)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 12:29 pm
Signed.
 

Mike M. (55)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 12:39 pm
N&S
 

Kim O. (403)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 12:56 pm
Signed!
 

Cheriann P. (17)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 1:09 pm
Noted and signed. L♡ve ☮ Peace.
 

Lois Jordan (54)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 1:25 pm
Signed & noted. Thank you, Cher.
 

M D (0)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 1:29 pm
Just cruel.
 

Jan Garen (76)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 1:50 pm
Noted and signed. I cannot imagine why law enforcement is not extremely disturbed by the violent savages who watch and organise this revolting blood letting.
 

monka blanke (74)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 1:55 pm
signed & noted.
 

Mariette G. (149)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 2:16 pm
Signed, thanks Cher!
 

paula eaton (30)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 2:23 pm
Signed.
 

Bartlomiej T. (307)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 2:37 pm
Signed and noted. Thanks, Cher.
 

Dianne D. (456)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 2:47 pm
Signed
 

kye j. (41)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 3:07 pm
Signed
 

Sara W. (110)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 3:11 pm
Gladly signed.
 

tasunka m. (334)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 3:23 pm
signed...this is a huge problem in the caribbean,including our newest state,Puerto rico.
This and dogfighting occur on a daily basis in the Islands,
thanks
 

Birgitta S. (225)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 3:33 pm
Gladly.
 

janet f. (29)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 3:52 pm
absolutely signed
 

DAVID LAIRD (0)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 4:25 pm
SIGNED
 

Peggy Peters (29)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 4:28 pm
Definitely signed...anything I can do to end such a cruel past time!
 

Lynne Buckley (0)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 4:33 pm
Signed
 

Susan Allen (221)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 4:50 pm
Signed and shared. I can't believe it isn't already a felony. Damn backward state. Disgusting!
 

Mary Donnelly (47)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 5:35 pm
Thanks Cher. Done.
 

Thomas P. (468)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 6:22 pm
Noted and signed...thanks Cher
 

Rock H. (254)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 7:40 pm
Signed and noted. Thanks Cher!
 

Sandy G. (35)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 7:54 pm
Signed!
 

Edith B. (142)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 8:47 pm
Signed, noted, and shared on Facebook.
 

Romla Lal (9)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 8:49 pm
signed.
 

Erin R. (169)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 8:56 pm
n & s
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 9:09 pm
Signed Cheers
 

Christine Stewart (131)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 9:16 pm
Signed.
 

F gonefourdays F. (110)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 9:18 pm
Signed and noted, thanks, Cher!
 

Rose NoFWDSPLZ (273)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 9:25 pm
signed why don't they get into a ring and fight
 

Betty Kelly (2)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 9:40 pm
The chickens should be rescued. The owners, breeders, trainers, & specters should be arrested & charged with abuse and receive the maximum penalty for their involvemt. As for Mississippi; If it looks like a duck & quakes like a duck, it is a duck. Comparatively speaking; Cock fighting looks like a felony & maimes and kills like a felony because it is a felony. Make your laws match the facts.
 

Veronica C. (43)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 9:58 pm
Make it a felony everywhere! Just the photo is horrific.
 

Trish GONE AWAY GEIDEL (214)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 10:01 pm
GGGGRRRRRRR !!! DISGUSTINGLY CRUEL & SOOO DEEPLY DISTRESSING,
THAT THIS BARBARIC, SADISTIC PRACTICE, STILL GOES ON IN OUR CURRENT TIMES !!!!!

HUMANITY IS *** N O T *** IMPROVING/GETTING BETTER, : WE ARE *** N O T ***
EVOLVING INTO A HIGHER, MORE IMPORTANT SPECIES, : INSTEAD, SUM OF US, ACT
AS IF, THEY ARE NOT OF OUR OWN SPECIES, AT ALL !!!!!

WHEN DID THE **COMPASSION GENE,** STOP GETTING PASSED ONTO THE NX
GENERATION ?
THERE SURE SEEMS TO BE A GROWING NUMBER, OF YOUNG ONES, WHO SOOO
OBVIOUSLY, DON'T HAVE ANY COMPASSION, FOR OTHER LIVING CREATURES !!!!!

( SORI 4 BIG TYPE : BAD EYES)
 

Marie W. (65)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 11:29 pm
S&N
 

Lynn Squance (230)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 11:57 pm
Signed.
 

Victoria Pohrebna (269)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 12:13 am
Victoria, You signed on February 2, 2013.
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 12:28 am
signed.
 

Ludger W. (72)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 1:27 am
done
 

Gabriele R. (29)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 1:40 am
noted and signed,hope the law will change soon
 

Jana Repova (63)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 1:53 am
signed
 

Danuta Watola (1191)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 2:11 am
noted
 

Elsie Au (266)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 2:35 am
Done, thanks.
 

Heidi Aubrey (16)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 2:41 am
Signed and noted.
 

Unnikrishnan Sasidharan (48)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 2:45 am
S+N
 

Penny C. (83)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 2:59 am
Done.
 

Sandra Penna (70)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 3:14 am
signed and noted.
 

Ana R (220)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 3:26 am
already signed
noted with hope
Thank you!
 

Henrik Thorsen (28)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 3:41 am
Signed.
 

Joy Wong (76)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 4:26 am
Noted and signed.
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 4:46 am
s&n thx:)))
 

Joan M. (1090)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 5:52 am
Noted & Signed. Thanks Cher
 

Emma S. (228)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 6:09 am
Done! Thanks, Cher.
 

deb s. (148)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 6:42 am
why must we still go on using animals in this way for human entertainment? soooo dam wrong no one thinks for the animal nor cares and we are the race with brains and supposedly a heart!
 

Ruth S. (307)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 6:43 am
Signed

I agree with you Trish TOPCAT.
 

Veerle V. (42)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 7:16 am
Signed !!!
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 7:18 am
Olivia, You signed on February 3, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
Mississippi Senator Deorah Dawkins
 

Kimberly B. (121)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 7:34 am
Signed and noted, thank you Cher.
 

Michele Wilkinson (106)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 8:21 am
Noted and signed.
Thanks
 

Marliese B. (63)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 8:53 am
Noted and signed # 1,071. Thanks!
 

Teresa Cowley (273)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 8:54 am
Signed and shared on fb. Thanks Cher.
 

Sheila S. (62)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 9:33 am
WAKE UP MISSISSIPPI! "Cockfighting is outlawed in all 50 states, with 40 prosecuting the sport as a felony."
S&N with outrage!
 

Mike H. (217)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 9:47 am
Michael, You signed on February 3, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
Mississippi Senator Deorah Dawkins
 

Julie E. (347)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 9:52 am
Julie, You signed on February 3, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
Mississippi Senator Deorah Dawkins
 

Kerstin Strobl (337)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 10:31 am
signed, thank you Cher
 

Hugo L. (281)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 11:31 am
Noted and signed. Thanks, Cher!
 

Sheila D. (25)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 11:44 am
Noted and signed. Thanks Cher.
 

Yvonne F. (168)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 11:46 am
So signed!!! How cruel! Thanks Cher
 

Valerie H. (134)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 11:58 am
Thank you - signed

VULGAR SCUM!!!!!!!!!!!
 

Anne K. (128)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 12:05 pm
Signed and noted. Thanks Cher. Incredible that humans obtain pleasure from abusing animals and watching them suffer!
 

Darla Taylor (110)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 12:28 pm
Noted and previously signed. Thanks so much, Cher.
 

Julie W. (21)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 1:20 pm
I am shocked that this still goes on! I thought it was banned in the Western world.
 

Aaron Bouchard (126)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 1:30 pm
Signed and noted thanks
 

Esther Z. (101)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 1:46 pm
Noted and signed.
 

Colleen Klaum (313)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 2:05 pm
It's absolutely horrible that humans still find this entertaining after all these years. Hopefully if it's made a felony in Mississippi it will stop. We need harsher sentencing for crimes against animals, PERIOD!! Enough is enough.
 

Marlene Dinkins (230)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 2:08 pm
Notato E` firmato!!!!!
 

Ingrid A. (530)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 2:18 pm
Its done.
 

Carol D. (108)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 2:23 pm
How can you call it sport whatever word you put in front of it Its just animal abuse
Cockfighting is cruel and inhumane It should carry a much harsher penalty to set an example to whoever may think of participating in it

Noted &signed thanks
 

Eternal Gardener (731)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 2:28 pm
N&S
 

Sandi C. (242)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 4:04 pm
done.
 

Linda R. (17)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 4:10 pm
Thank you! Noted, signed and facebooked. This has got to stop! I know there is some cultural issues with this. We need to educate everyone that even if your culture promoted this that it is wrong and illegal.
 

samantha l (0)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 4:15 pm
Signed!
 

Ann B. (140)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 4:36 pm
noted and signed
 

Michelle R. (5)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 5:02 pm
signed & noted
 

Russie C. (4)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 8:14 pm
Signed. We need to stop these criminals from abusing animals and put them to death.
 

LMj Sunshine (122)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 8:20 pm
TY!
 

Lydia S. (172)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 9:46 pm
Signed , Thanks
 

Jaime A. (32)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 10:50 pm
Done.
 

rene davis (74)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 10:59 pm
Signed.
 

Liliana D. (124)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 11:46 pm
done, thanks
 

Intan Surya Dawood (3)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 11:51 pm
Noted and signed.
 

Anna Undebeck (205)
Monday February 4, 2013, 2:02 am
Noted and signed.. Thank you
 

yolanda harned (0)
Monday February 4, 2013, 4:45 am
something needs to be done
 

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Monday February 4, 2013, 4:56 am
Signed
 

Tim L. (86)
Monday February 4, 2013, 6:08 am
Signed and noted. It's time to stop catering and pandering to the Neanderthal throwbacks of society and start prosecuting these morons as the criminals they really are
 

Tal H. (8)
Monday February 4, 2013, 6:54 am
signed!
 

Deborah F. (2)
Monday February 4, 2013, 9:52 am
noted/signed
 

Past Member (0)
Monday February 4, 2013, 12:11 pm
Cockfighting is pretty inhumane.
 

Carol H. (229)
Monday February 4, 2013, 1:02 pm
signed and noted
 

Arild Warud (163)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 4:17 am
Signed,TY Cher.
 

Ruth M. (252)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 3:01 pm
Signed & noted
 

Jada S. (9)
Wednesday February 6, 2013, 4:07 am
Signed & noted!
 

Evelyn B. (80)
Wednesday February 6, 2013, 3:43 pm
Noted and Signed Tks. Cher...
 

Scott haakon (4)
Friday February 8, 2013, 3:11 pm
Perhaps not. Too many people are in prison over nothing already. So it offends your sensibilities. It does not make what these people want right either.
 

Gene Sengstake (70)
Friday February 8, 2013, 3:45 pm
It shouldn’t take a harsher law to shut these bastards down. People who live where it’s happening should have shut this down years ago. The article alone answers the question as to why it is even happening. “People” allow it to happen. People don’t give a damn it is happening. Yes - make it a felony - but until “people” who care start getting outraged enough to actually do something - it will continue - whether it’s a felony or misdemeanor - won’t make that much difference. These are nasty guys we’re talking about - - -
 

Michael Holland (9)
Friday February 8, 2013, 4:04 pm
Signed and noted
 

Marilyn M. (143)
Friday February 8, 2013, 4:42 pm
Noted and signed. Thank you, Cher.
 

Marie Russell-Barker (13)
Friday February 8, 2013, 5:48 pm
OMG I thought cockles fighting was a thing of the pass. Men are evil so they make fouls and animals mall and peck each other for sports and money. I bet most goes to church too. They must have missed where man have the responsible of protecting those whom they make do that in which they are not suppose to do for the root of all that is evil.
 

Erin Walden (16)
Friday February 8, 2013, 5:49 pm
Noted and signed.
 

Pamela W. (75)
Friday February 8, 2013, 5:51 pm
Noted. Petition signed and commented. I had no idea that there were still 10 states having just misdemeanor charge for this ..... Mississippi needs to wake up and smell the coffee PRONTO !!!!!
 

Dogan Ozkan (5)
Friday February 8, 2013, 8:36 pm
noted and signed
 

tiffany t. (147)
Friday February 8, 2013, 9:12 pm
signed I do not know how people can watch animals fight
 

Linda Jarsky (0)
Friday February 8, 2013, 9:13 pm
If you have men who will exclude any of God's creatures from the shelter of compassion and pity, you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow men. ---St. Francis of Assisi
 

Betty Kelly (2)
Friday February 8, 2013, 10:45 pm
Cock fighting should be a felony everywhere and carry stiff penalties for participhants.
 

Susanne P. (18)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 4:55 am
Signed and noted.
There are existing laws, but it seems they are not even worth the paper they're written on
 

federico bortoletto (33)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 5:46 am
Notato,firmato e condiviso. Grazie Cher.
 

Robin T. (14)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 8:13 am
My sympathy goes out to these intellectually challenged individuals who need to watch a pointless and cruel cock fight to make them feel important.
Only challenged by the big brave individuals who find sport in killing harmless animals with a high powered rifle fitted with telescopic sights and every other device to make sure they can stay far enough away to avoid any chance of being challenged by the animal who should preferably be tied down to make the shot easier.
 

Natalie V. (27)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 8:25 am
noted, already signed
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 2:35 pm
Signed & shared.
 

Cindy Atkins (5)
Monday February 11, 2013, 2:02 am
Just wrong! Signed and shared
 

Lisa Zarafonetis (177)
Tuesday February 12, 2013, 10:31 pm
Signed & Shared.
 

Phillip Anderton (95)
Wednesday February 13, 2013, 9:25 am
Here we are in the 21st Century, yet we have morons with diseased minds getting some kind of weird, sadistic thrill from watching stuff like this. They need to seek specialist treatment - NOW!
 

Klaus Peters (11)
Thursday February 14, 2013, 11:11 pm
Noted and signed, did not bother about a comment. It is just so barbaric!
 

Yulan Lawson (156)
Monday February 25, 2013, 10:27 pm
Noted and signed.
 

Alison A. (231)
Thursday March 7, 2013, 1:13 pm
Signed and noted, thanks Cher.
 

Valerie Disle (66)
Thursday March 7, 2013, 9:39 pm
already done
 

Michela m. (3868)
Sunday March 24, 2013, 8:42 pm

S&N
 
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