It came to my attention Friday after someone by the name of Nate Gaddis authored an op-ed on BigIslandNow.com criticizing the decision. A sampling:
With much bigger felony-related fish to fry, it’s hard to imagine law enforcement officers being eager to spend their Saturday nights raiding backyard chicken brawls. Here in the Aloha State, there’s a high percentage chance they’d be arresting a friend or neighbor.
The amended Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2012 (known as the “Farm Bill”) has now been forwarded to the House of Representatives for consideration. When a standalone bill was introduced in that chamber last year, it attracted almost 200 cosponsors — including Colleen Hanabusa but not Mazie Hirono.
What do you think? Should it be against the law to attend a cockfight?