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Dogs, Like People, Deserve Respect

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- 4377 days ago -
West Virginia Sen. Robert Byrd left no doubt where he stood on the Michael Vick dogfighting controversy this week, thundering from the Senate floor: "Barbaric!


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RED H (517)
Sunday July 22, 2007, 7:39 am
As horrific as Vick's story is, it's not worse than how some athletes view and treat women. Battered girlfriends and wives? Yawn. We need to better educate athletes. But battered dogs? Hang the scoundrels!

RED H (517)
Sunday July 22, 2007, 7:40 am
There is, however, one big difference: Dogs can't talk, so they can't get intimidated and drop charges or settle out of court. Women can. All too often they do.
Which, in a sense, is allowing their abusers to treat them like dogs.

Past Member (0)
Monday July 23, 2007, 11:08 pm
"One is left wondering. Who are the real animals: the creatures inside or outside the ring?"
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