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H.R.2492 Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Aug 25, 2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

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    • Sutton Calls on House to Pass Animal Protection Bill After Passage ... - July 13, 2012 by Dave - Co-authored by Congressman Tom Marino (R-PA), H.R. 2492, the Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Act, which has 200 bipartisan co-sponsors, will make it a federal misdemeanor to knowingly attend an animal fight, and ...

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      As noted by Dave on July 13, 2012, "Co-authored by Congressman Tom Marino (R-PA), H.R. 2492, the Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Act, which has 200 bipartisan co-sponsors, will make it a federal misdemeanor to knowingly attend an animal fight, and ..." (/url?q=http://www.progressohio.org/blog/2012/07/sutton-calls-on-house-to-pass-animal-protection-bill-after-passage-in-senate-house-committee.html&sa=U&ei=GU4IUNiMGKfY2gW6-si_BA&ved=0CCUQmAEwAg&usg=AFQjCNHkuWGedAi3pOJFlJj1n4mxrzRvLw)
    • Sutton Calls on House to Pass Animal Protection Bill After Passage ... - July 13, 2012 by Dave - Co-authored by Congressman Tom Marino (R-PA), H.R. 2492, the Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Act, which has 200 bipartisan co-sponsors, will make it a federal misdemeanor to knowingly attend an animal fight, and ...

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      As noted by Dave on July 13, 2012, "Co-authored by Congressman Tom Marino (R-PA), H.R. 2492, the Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Act, which has 200 bipartisan co-sponsors, will make it a federal misdemeanor to knowingly attend an animal fight, and ..." (/url?q=http://www.progressohio.org/blog/2012/07/sutton-calls-on-house-to-pass-animal-protection-bill-after-passage-in-senate-house-committee.html&sa=U&ei=Zo0GUIfgLuLo2AWXpZXFBQ&ved=0CCUQmAEwAg&usg=AFQjCNGHDsafWyzG1SPcUXCx6cyQw_izaw)
    • Sutton Calls on House to Pass Animal Protection Bill After Passage ... - July 13, 2012 by Dave - Co-authored by Congressman Tom Marino (R-PA), H.R. 2492, the Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Act, which has 200 bipartisan co-sponsors, will make it a federal misdemeanor to knowingly attend an animal fight, and ...

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      As noted by Dave on July 13, 2012, "Co-authored by Congressman Tom Marino (R-PA), H.R. 2492, the Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Act, which has 200 bipartisan co-sponsors, will make it a federal misdemeanor to knowingly attend an animal fight, and ..." (/url?q=http://www.progressohio.org/blog/2012/07/sutton-calls-on-house-to-pass-animal-protection-bill-after-passage-in-senate-house-committee.html&sa=U&ei=r10EUO_zGoeq2QWUxJjLBQ&ved=0CCAQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNHw_UYE4C54hpKen7m42wQf8Mo8cw)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Animal Attraction: U.S. Senate Approves Animal Fighting Amendment - June 22, 2012 by KHOU - Blumenthal, Kirk, Cantwell, and Brown. A House version of the bill, H.R. 2492, introduced by Reps. Tom Marino, R-Pa., and Betty Sutton, D-Ohio, has nearly 200 co-sponsors. The original Senate animal fighting amendment was not included in the ...

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      As noted by KHOU on June 22, 2012, "Blumenthal, Kirk, Cantwell, and Brown. A House version of the bill, H.R. 2492, introduced by Reps. Tom Marino, R-Pa., and Betty Sutton, D-Ohio, has nearly 200 co-sponsors. The original Senate animal fighting amendment was not included in the ..." (http://www.khou.com/community/blogs/animal-attraction/Animal-Attraction---159989475.html)
    • Animal Attraction: Court of Appeals Decision Upholds Federal Animal Fighting Ban - April 24, 2012 by KHOU - Congress is considering legislation—the Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Act, H.R. 2492 and S. 1947—to further strengthen the federal animal fighting law by making it a crime to be a spectator at a dogfight or cockfight, with additional ...

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      As noted by KHOU on April 24, 2012, "Congress is considering legislation—the Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Act, H.R. 2492 and S. 1947—to further strengthen the federal animal fighting law by making it a crime to be a spectator at a dogfight or cockfight, with additional ..." (http://www.khou.com/community/blogs/animal-attraction/Animal-Attraction---148644215.html)
    • Rep. Grimm backs animal rights and welfare - April 18, 2012 by Staten Island Advance - Grimm on his leadership. Rep. Grimm has also co-sponsored the Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Act, H.R. 2492, to crack down on the criminals who finance dogfights and cockfights with their admission fees and gambling wagers; the Puppy ...

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      As noted by Staten Island Advance on April 18, 2012, "Grimm on his leadership. Rep. Grimm has also co-sponsored the Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Act, H.R. 2492, to crack down on the criminals who finance dogfights and cockfights with their admission fees and gambling wagers; the Puppy ..." (http://www.silive.com/opinion/letters/index.ssf/2012/04/rep_grimm_backs_animal_rights.html)
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