Month: July 2007

dog fighting – the new entertainment for children?

What the michael vick dog fighting allegations have brought to light is that dog fighting is a problem in this country and it’s more prevalent then you might think. A study recently quoted that 1 out of 5 children from the inner city of chicago have taken part, in some form, with dog fighting. This is frightening considering the majority of violent offenders have had unhealthy relationships with animals. One of the major problems is that dog fighting, in some circles, has become a cool thing to be a part of and it doesn’t help that many celebrities are attached to this scene. It’s nice to see russell simmons and al sharpton speaking out against dog fighting so strongly. The president and both houses recently signed a bill making dog fighting illegal and the michael vick allegations themselves were recently discussed on the floor of the senate. You can click the following link to view a CNN behind the scenes look of the dog fighting world. Please click the following link to view a full page of posts about dog...

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