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“Chicken Boxing,” Cockfighting, and the Promise of a Fighting Chicken in Every Pot

On April 7, the Louisiana Senate passed legislation designed to close loopholes in the state’s 2008 cockfighting ban. If passed by the state House of Representatives and signed by the governor, the law would broaden the definition of “chicken” to include “any … gamefowl, rooster, or other bird.” It would also allow law-enforcement officials to use […]

On Tea Party Candidate Matt Bevin and Efforts to Legalize Cockfighting in Kentucky

Matt Bevin wants cockfighting enthusiasts to know that they’ll have a friend in Washington if he’s elected to the U.S. Senate in November. He indicated as much when he attended and addressed a cockfighting-legalization rally in Corbin, Kentucky, on March 29. Bevin, who’s hoping to oust loathsome Sen. Mitch McConnell in Kentucky’s Republican primary election on […]

Monday Maul: Animal-Rights Activist Suspected in Cockfight Massacre

SOMEWHERE IN HIDALGO, COUNTY, TEXAS, IN THE NOT-TOO-DISTANT FUTURE — State and federal law-enforcement officers have launched a nationwide manhunt for an animal-rights activist they suspect helped organize a Hidalgo, County, Texas, cockfight that ended in the brutal slaughter of more than 200 spectators. Police dispatchers late last night received numerous telephone calls from cockfight-goers […]

Barbarian Killed By Cockfighting Rooster

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy The good news is: A cockfighting enthusiast is dead. The bad news is: Five roosters are dead as a result of being forced to fight one another to the death on January 30, 2011. In his voice-over for the video clip provided above, […]