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Ban on cockfighting takes effect on December 20, 2019

The argument that cockfighting should be allowed to preserve jobs is weak.  Should the illegal drug trade, human trafficking, illegal trash dumping be allowed, to preserve the jobs of people working in those industries?  1,033 more words

Puerto Rico

Las peleas de gallos serán ilegales en Puerto Rico

Para los defensores de los animales, la prohibición llega con años de retraso. Pero algunos puertorriqueños sostienen que es parte de su cultura.

Published: November 12, 2019 at 01:23AM… 77 more words

NYT

The Last Days of Legal Cockfighting in Puerto Rico

Cockfighting will soon be outlawed, an overdue ban in the eyes of animal welfare advocates. But some Puerto Ricans maintain it is part of their culture. 83 more words

NYT

In Puerto Rico, The Days of Legal Cockfighting Are Numbered

As a young teen in rural Puerto Rico, I was exposed to the cockfighting obsession because my uncles were avid trainers. I never understood it—anything involving killing animals seemed barbaric and illogical to me. 1,228 more words

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BC SPCA reviewing evidence of possible cockfighting ring

Following a raid Saturday morning at a property in the 16600 block of 50th Avenue in Surrey, SPCA officials confirm they have seized evidence indicating it may be the scene of a cockfighting ring. 239 more words

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BC SPCA, RCMP execute raid for possible cockfighting ring at Surrey farm

A possible cockfighting ring at a Surrey farm is being investigated by the BC SPCA.

Several peace officers with the SPCA along with B.C. RCMP officers descended on a farm in the 16600-block of 50 Avenue Saturday morning. 321 more words

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