It seems that Cockfighting is a crime too grievous to allow ‘Sanctuary’ for the offenders. California official will cooperate with Federal Officials to bust animal abuse. Too bad CA does not cooperate with the Feds when rape, assault and robbery are committed against humans.
“the site looked to be primarily used for breeding and selling the birds, a business that Sakach called “extremely lucrative.”
…birds will sell for $250 to $1000; high-end birds from a cockfighters with a reputation for winning will fetch well into four figures. And these sales are often far-flung. “Those are federal felonies,” he said, “to move any animal in interstate or foreign commerce for fighting purposes.””