New SC Bill Could End Cockfighting with Felony Animal Cruelty Charges

Felony Animal Cruelty Charges Could End Cockfighting, New Animal Cruelty Bill Discussed The South Carolina Senate is examining a bill that would officially make cockfighting a felony animal cruelty charge in the state. The bill would penalize not just participants in the fight – those who breed fighting roosters and allow them to battle – but also … [Read more...]

Few Protections Can Lead to Animal Cruelty Criminal Charges in SC

South Carolina’s Lax Animal Protections Can Lead to Animal Cruelty Criminal Charges When it comes to animal protection laws, South Carolina ranks 45th out of 50 among US states. Because of few defined regulations around proper treatment, many people could face animal cruelty criminal charges. South Carolina law allows animals to be treated like … [Read more...]

SC Woman Faces 60 Separate Animal Cruelty Charges

Easley Woman Running Animal Shelter Arrested and Charged with 60 Counts of Animal Cruelty A woman who runs an animal shelter in Easley, SC has been arrested and charged with 60 counts of animal cruelty, plus one count of possession of a controlled substance. Debra Sheridan runs the Golden S Rescue, and has been charged with animal cruelty before. … [Read more...]

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