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Make Cock Fighting a Felony in Alabama

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- 2246 days ago -
Rep Barton and Senator Ward are sponsoring a bill to make cock fighting a felony in Alabama. They need our support to curb this brutal business in which birds are forced to fight, frequently to death, for the amusement of humans.

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Kristina C (73)
Monday January 23, 2012, 10:11 am
Noted and signed. I believed that fighting animals was already against the law.
What kind of mentally people have that watch animals fight - I can never understand! Why don't they fight if they are hungry for blood!

. (0)
Monday January 23, 2012, 10:17 am
Signed and emailed to my friends.

Past Member (0)
Monday January 23, 2012, 10:53 am
Signed and noted

Joe R (190)
Monday January 23, 2012, 11:54 am
Signed and noted.

Past Member (0)
Tuesday January 24, 2012, 5:23 pm
Signed and noted, thank you.

Past Member (0)
Tuesday January 24, 2012, 11:02 pm
Can't believe this is still legal anywhere.

Signed. Thanks.

Mike H (252)
Tuesday January 24, 2012, 11:48 pm
Thank you for signing the petition "Make Cock Fighting a Felony in Alabama"

Wednesday January 25, 2012, 3:56 am

Past Member (0)
Wednesday January 25, 2012, 7:27 am
life has value beyond measure
Peace and Love

Bob hardly here P (394)
Wednesday January 25, 2012, 7:55 am
thanks it should be a felony every where

Maryann Birdsall (20)
Wednesday January 25, 2012, 7:56 am
it should be a felony already!

Past Member (0)
Wednesday January 25, 2012, 8:03 am
already signed and shared on Change, thanks

Caterina L (18)
Wednesday January 25, 2012, 8:08 am
I signed the petition and support this bill. Only 500 signatures are needed and I'm surprised it hasn't filled up yet. Please sign.

Michele Wilkinson (106)
Wednesday January 25, 2012, 8:09 am
If the morons want to see fighting, let them fight each other!
Noted and signed.

Jennifer Knight (29)
Wednesday January 25, 2012, 8:15 am
I thought this was already a felony. Let's make sure all assaults against women and children are also felonies. I've lived in some states where crimes against animals were felonies (as well they should) but crimes against women and children were misdemeanors. Tragedy all around.

Teresa Cowley (274)
Wednesday January 25, 2012, 8:26 am
Noted and signed--#347.
Thank you.

Isabel Ramirez (16)
Wednesday January 25, 2012, 8:50 am
signed:) thank you for posting this!

Past Member (0)
Wednesday January 25, 2012, 9:23 am
Signed and thank you!

Nancy Roussy (79)
Wednesday January 25, 2012, 10:25 am
Signed and noted, thank you!

Kimberly McMahen (25)
Wednesday January 25, 2012, 11:08 am
"The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated."
~ Gandhi

DORIS L (61)
Wednesday January 25, 2012, 12:33 pm

Brenda Towers (0)
Wednesday January 25, 2012, 12:44 pm
Noted and signed.

Kathy A (1)
Wednesday January 25, 2012, 12:46 pm

Tom C Sullivan (98)
Wednesday January 25, 2012, 1:11 pm
These stupid brain-dead REDNECKS should do it to themselves not animals, This state is about 15 years behind, I know I live in Gulf Shores, Al.

Lilo Prinz (23)
Wednesday January 25, 2012, 1:43 pm
signed and shared!

Kimberly B (88)
Wednesday January 25, 2012, 1:43 pm
Signed & noted, thank you Ginger!

Lisa N (206)
Wednesday January 25, 2012, 1:55 pm

Thank you for signing "Make Cock Fighting a Felony in Alabama"

Nimue Michelle Pendragon Gaze (339)
Wednesday January 25, 2012, 2:13 pm

Elaine Al Meqdad (283)
Wednesday January 25, 2012, 2:17 pm
Signed! Hust unbelieveable how incredibly STUPID humans are!!!

M B (62)
Wednesday January 25, 2012, 2:25 pm
Signed and noted. Cock Fighting is out of order and should be prohibited.

Roxann Shadrick (15)
Wednesday January 25, 2012, 2:41 pm
Signed and Noted.

Jonjon Hoy (146)
Wednesday January 25, 2012, 3:56 pm
So gladly Signed. #484 of 500

aj E (164)
Wednesday January 25, 2012, 4:08 pm

Jenny T (41)
Wednesday January 25, 2012, 4:54 pm
Signed.This must be ceased NOW! Barbaric

Waltraud U (85)
Wednesday January 25, 2012, 5:13 pm
done, thanks

Isabelle J (81)
Wednesday January 25, 2012, 5:17 pm

janet f (29)
Wednesday January 25, 2012, 5:34 pm
Why, in 2012, in the USA are we still signing petitions to put an end to this barbaric practice? There should be a national outcry to outlaw any inhumane treatment of animals that these mentally depraved people call "entertainment".

Nelson Baker (0)
Wednesday January 25, 2012, 5:45 pm
Signed. It needs to be make a felony everywhere.

Sheila D (28)
Wednesday January 25, 2012, 5:50 pm
Noted and signed. Any kind of animal fighting is cruelty and should be banned.

Donna Hamilton (159)
Wednesday January 25, 2012, 7:04 pm
Barbaric. Gladly signed.

Intan Surya Dawood (3)
Wednesday January 25, 2012, 8:12 pm
Noted and signed.

Dominic Delarmente (33)
Wednesday January 25, 2012, 11:17 pm
Signed.thanks Ginger!

Danuta W (1248)
Thursday January 26, 2012, 4:16 am

Ruth C (87)
Thursday January 26, 2012, 7:21 am
Brutality, barbaric, illegal, heartless and so many other things is what Cock Fighting is!!

Cockfighting endures legally in New Mexico, Louisiana and Oklahoma, which is home to more than 40 established back-road pits, and illegally in many other states.

On Capitol Hill, more than 180 House members and more than 40 senators are sponsoring bills to prohibit the interstate shipment of fighting cocks. The sooner the better.

Tim L (86)
Thursday January 26, 2012, 9:47 am
Anyone who can say that all human life is sacred, and mean it, must have his or her head lodged where the sun don't shine. When are we going to stop catering to the morons in society and start teaching them that doing harm to any innocent living being is not acceptable? And that goes for hunters as well. Is this the 21st century or the middle ages?

Marliese B (69)
Thursday January 26, 2012, 3:07 pm
Noted and signed. So cruel for the pleasure of disgusting people... phew!

Sandy G (35)
Thursday January 26, 2012, 4:01 pm

Marcia Mueller (13)
Thursday January 26, 2012, 7:42 pm
It is about impossible to believe what some people consider "fun" and "entertaining." I not only hope stronger laws are enacted but also that those laws will be enforced. Having the laws on the books and then having officials who look the other way or who do not prosecute to the fullest extent of the law is really reprehensible and frustrating.

J. O (24)
Thursday January 26, 2012, 9:01 pm
Pathetic! Have the guts to fight your own fights.

Lynne Buckley (0)
Friday January 27, 2012, 10:51 am

Veronique L (209)
Sunday January 29, 2012, 2:37 am
Animal cruelty must stop!!!

Dianne D (490)
Friday February 3, 2012, 7:59 pm
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