Louisiana law to ban sex with animals wins Senate vote 25 - 10
The state Senate has approved a bill designed to make it clear that bestiality is illegal in Louisiana. A law on the books prohibits "crimes against nature," but it also outlaws so-called sodomy and was ruled unconstitutional in 2003. New Orleans Senator JP Morrell says it's important that the state has a way to arrest someone for having sex with animals. He told fellow lawmakers, "God forbid you vote against this bill, good luck explaining it." Ten senators did vote against it.