Louisiana stands alone

So I'm a day or two late on this, but with New Mexico banning cock fighting, Louisiana is now the only state in the Union to allow cock fighting. Lovely. I was sent a few good articles on the subject, and I'll list them here.

How New Mexico Banned Cockfighting

A truly sad quote from the article:

"This has been one of our dirty secrets for a long time, and quite frankly, this [ban] has been a long time coming," said Democratic State Rep. Peter Wirth. "I'm thrilled that we're finally putting Louisiana in the rear-view mirror on this issue."

Click Is Ticking On Louisiana Cockfighting

A good editorial on the subject, and gives you a bit of background on why it has been hard to ban it here.

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