The Maryland Senate is considering a bill that would make it a felony to attend a dogfight or a cockfight in
This cruel and inhumane practice is closely connected to a host of other crimes, including illegal drug and weapons violations, gambling, aggravated assaults and drug violence. Law enforcement officers can attest to the presence of children at animal fights is the rule rather than the exception. When children are taught that cruelty to animals is acceptable and fun, rather than a serious crime, they are more likely to exhibit cruelty themselves.
Animal fighting results in serious injury and death to thousands of innocent animals. Please help
Senator Lisa Gladden
Senator Brian Frosh