May 9, 2007 at 9:23 PM CDT - Updated June 30 at 7:25 PM
May 9, 2007
This afternoon the vote in the Louisiana House was 102 to 1 in favor of outlawing cockfights in Louisiana. The state Senate will now debate the measure. If both Governor Blanco and the Senate approves, the ban will take effect in 18 months.