New Mexico Bans Cockfighting

American VoicesLocal ISSUE 43•25 Jun 19, 2007

New Mexico banned cockfighting last week, making Louisiana the only state where it remains legal. What do you think?

  • “Isn't it better that those crazy roosters fight each other rather than us?”

    Daniel Rosen –
    Donut Maker

  • “But if a fight should break out naturally, who's to judge the human urge to make it interesting?”

    Anne Malloy –
    Historian

  • “Damn. That was the only sport left where I could stand around a pit screaming and clutching a sweaty wad of money in my hand.”

    Frank Benedict –
    Back Hoe Operator