A court in the town of Rochefort, western France has found a cock not guilty for crowing louder in its community.

Some neighbors in the community failed a lawsuit against the cock of one Mrs. Corinne Fesseau named Maurice in July, complaining about the bird’s unending loud crowing, saying it was giving them inconvenience.

According to the neighbors through their lawyer identified as Vincent Huberdeau are seeking that the court tells Mrs. Corinne Fesseau to either vacate the neighborhood or make sure her cock becomes silent so they can enjoy their stay in the community.

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However, the lawyer for the cock Julien Papineau defended it saying Maurice crow was a God-given right to which the court agreed with him.

According to the defendant, no other residents complained about Maurice’s crowing except for a couple of retired summer vacationers.

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Reports say a Judge on Thursday rejected the complainants’ relief which means that the cock can feel free and crow as loud as it pleases.

Julien Papineau is reported as saying the complainants must pay €1,000 in damages to her client.

The landmark ruling spread so fast due to its uniqueness, with 140,000 people signing a “Save Maurice” petition or proudly displaying his picture on “Let Me Sing”.

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