Speaking of Chicken

State cockfighting ban upheld

The cockfighting of yesteryear.
The cockfighting of yesteryear.

Yee-haw! Or, wait, never mind. No more legal cockfighting in the state of New Mexico. The cockfighting ban, which went into effect in June of this year, was upheld yesterday by a Lovington judge who rejected a lawsuit brought forth by cockfighters on the grounds of unconstitutionality. Many state officials said official things about the ruling, mostly to the effect of, "This is a victory, blah-ba-de, blah-ba-de, blah-ba-de..."