Mexico’s cockfighting tradition could be banned

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It’s one of Mexico’s most prized traditions, but also one of the bloodiest. While cockfighting has been banned in most of the western world, it’s still popular and legal in parts of Mexico. Animal rights activists and some lawmakers are pushing to change that.
CCTV’s Martin Markovits filed this report.
Follow Martin Markovits on Twitter @MartinMarkovits

Mexico\'s cockfighting tradition could be banned

Mexico\'s cockfighting tradition could be banned

It's one of Mexico's most prized traditions, but also one of the bloodiest.While cockfighting has been banned in most of the western world, it's still popular and legal in parts of Mexico. Animal rights activists and some lawmakers are pushing to change that. CCTV's Martin Markovits filed this report. Follow Martin Markovits on Twitter @MartinMarkovits