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State Senate Approves Cockfighting Crackdown Bill

SACRAMENTO – The state Senate approved Senate Bill 425 on Thursday. The bill, introduced by Democratic Senator Ron Calderon, would increase the minimum fines for both cockfighting ring participants and spectators. According to Calderon the legislation is needed because while cockfighting is illegal in all states, California doesn’t categorize many related violations as felonies. “California…