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When Cockfighting Was First

The 1800's
Massachusetts 1836
Delaware 1852
Vermont 1854
Connecticut 1862
Iowa 1868
Pennsylvania 1869
D.C. 1871
Minnesota 1871
Missouri 1873*
Nebraska 1873
Arkansas 1879
Mississippi 1880
New Jersey 1880
New York 1881
Tennessee 1881
North Carolina 1881
Idaho 1883
Hawaii 1884
Virginia 1887
South Carolina 1887
New Hampshire 1887
Utah 1888
Wisconsin 1889
Kansas 1889
Maryland 1890
North Dakota 1891
Kentucky 1893
Wyoming 1895
Montana 1895
Rhode Island 1896
Alabama 1896

 

Banned In The United States

1900 - World War II
Washington 1901
Maine 1903
South Dakota1903
California 1905
Texas 1907
Colorado 1913
Michigan 1915
Nevada 1919
Illinois 1921
West Virginia 1923
Indiana 1926
Ohio1929
Georgia 1933

SinceWorld War II
Alaska 1953
Oregon 1970
Florida 1986
Arizona1998
Oklahoma 2002

Still Not Banned
Louisiana
New Mexico (banned
in 13 counties)

*Missouri (overturned in 1984, banned again in 1998)