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Louisiana state senator worries
strengthened cockfighting law
would outlaw ´chicken boxing´

Times-Picayune [New Orleans, LA], by Emily Lane

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Posted By:ruready?, 4/1/2014 5:20:10 PM

At a Glance: The current cockfighting law contains language that makes it difficult to enforce because it specifies a certain species of chicken. Proposed legislation would fix the loophole by expanding it to include any kind of foul forced into fighting for sport. It also increases penalties by putting them on par with dog fighting. The Louisiana Senate Judiciary C Committee advanced the bill Tuesday (April 1), but not without some debate from a St. Landry Parish lawmaker about ramifications of the proposed law revisions on a sport he called "chicken boxing." The bill: Senate Bill 523, sponsored by Sen.

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Chicken boxing? Isn´t that an when Karl Rove argues with John Boehner?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 4/1/2014 5:36:56 PM     (No. 9793565)

"... to include any kind of foul ..."

Well, it is April 1.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: provide, 4/1/2014 7:49:17 PM     (No. 9793694)

If that becomes normal, I want my dwarf tossing back.

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