06, Mar 2014 - Davis, UT Senators debate, advance cockfighting bill
A bill making it a felony to engage in cockfighting in Utah moved closer to passage, despite objections from some senators concerned about putting another felony crime on the books. Currently, cockfighting is a misdemeanor in Utah. Sen. Gene Davis, D-Salt Lake City, is seeking to make it a third-degree felony, bringing it in line with surrounding states. But some, like Sen. Allen Christensen, R ...