Trib Talk 3/11/14: Cock fighting in Utah

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By Jennifer Napier-Pearce and Brennan Smith and The Salt Lake Tribune. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
Lawmakers are considering stiffer penalties for cock fighting, changing the activity from a misdemeanor to a felony for repeat offenders. But cock fighting does have its supporters. Cock fighting advocate Tim Fitzgerald and Carl Arky of the Humane Society of Utah join Tribune reporter Jim Dalrymple to talk about the cock fighting tradition and the movement to outlaw the practice.

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