FRANKFORT, Ky. — The Kentucky Court of Appeals ruled Friday the state’s law
banning the importation of deer and elk to prevent the spread of chronic wasting disease
in local herds was unconstitutionally vague.
A three-judge panel ruled Friday that Kentucky’s law did not clearly define what it
means to “import” animals into the state. At issue was the case of a Tennessee man
arrested in 2007 on charges of illegally importing elk and deer into Kentucky from