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Definition(s):

  • (n) participation in the sport of matching gamecocks in a cockfight

News

  1. S. Ind. cockfighting operation busted

    A southern Indiana man faces charges after investigators seized more than 60 roosters used in a cockfighting operation at a Spencer, Ind., property. Read more at www.WISHTV.com
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WISH-TV Indianapolis

  2. Blog: Gov. Sandoval signs law making cockfighting a first-offense felony in Nevada

    Gov. Brian Sandoval has signed a new law making cockfighting a felony on the first offense.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Reno Gazette-Journal

  3. Utah criticized for lax cockfighting law

    With Nevada upgrading its laws this week, Utah becomes the only state west of the Mississippi that lacks a felony provision for first- offense cockfighting. Despite several attempts, such a provision repeatedly gets shot down in the Utah Legislature.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: KSL Salt Lake City

Quotes

  1. "I support banning cockfighting," Blanco said in a one-sentence e-mail from her press office.
    on Mar 12, 2007 By: Kathleen Blanco Source: Forbes

  2. "I am proud that New Mexico will now soon move beyond cockfighting and join the 48 states that have already banned this outdated practice," Richardson said today in a written statement.
    on Mar 8, 2007 By: Bill Richardson Source: Santa Fe New Mexican

  3. "They have cleaned up the sport to the point, at least in my view, where it is not human cockfighting anymore," McCain said in an interview with National Public Radio. "They haven't made me a fan, but they have made progress."
    on Apr 1, 2008 By: John McCain Source: Rocky Mountain News

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