Rep. Mike Quigley and his fight for lions, tigers—and roosters | Episode 34
Jan 26th, 2022 by Animal Wellness Podcast
Cockfighting is illegal in all 50 states, yet thousands of birds are shipped every year via the U.S. postal service to overseas locations where the bloodsport remains a cruel cultural staple. Fortunately, U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Ill.) decided to act. He discusses his work on the issue and the steps he and other legislators are taking to ensure existing postal regulations are enforced. We also talk abut his leadership with the Big Cat Public Safety Act and legislation that would help the U.S. and the world avoid another pandemic.