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Coyote killing contest to continue in New Mexico

Coyote killing contest to continue in New Mexico
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Wednesday, February 27, 2013 - 5:33pm

The New Mexico legislature has given a green light to controversial coyote killing contests in the state. House Bill 316 was shot down today by a 38 to 30 vote. That bill would have made it a illegal to organize or participate in a coyote killing contest. Opponents say the bill would have infringed on private property rights. Last year a coyote killing contest was held in New Mexico as a way to control the coyote population. The event attracted national attention and angered animal rights activists.

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