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After being outlawed in Louisiana in the fall of 2008, cockfighting became illegal in all 50 U.S. states. The U.S. territory of Puerto Rico still holds up the sport not only as legal, but a promoted tourist attraction and source of national pride. Supporters say that those who participate in it appreciate their culture and practice a game of gentleman. Opponents say it is an outdated an cruel practice and should outlawed on the island as well.