Category: Animals

May 9, 2007

Legal and Illegal Fighting

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Filed under: Animals,Violence - 09 May 2007

Yo Logon,

Good reply, and I certainly agree that animal fighting and human fighting are different in many ways, both immediately apparant and more carefully concealed. However, I realize that I didn’t make the question clear, due to a far-too-abstract …


May 8, 2007

A Chicken Isn’t Human, but Humans can be Cruel.

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Filed under: Animals,Violence - 08 May 2007

Boarder,

Your May 6th post questioning the difference between human violence and animal violence, esp in light of recent legislation banning animal fighting, appears to have several answers.

The first and most obvious answer to your question “what makes the difference” is: …


May 7, 2007

Native Resistance to Cockfighting Legislation

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Filed under: Animals,Local Law,State Law,Violence - 07 May 2007

Predictably, cockfighters and gamebreeders in Hawai’i are upset with the new federal legislation which renders the violent sport a felony.

While progressively minded folks on the mainland may have their minds made up over the issue, the fact is …


May 6, 2007

Animal Fighting & Human Fighting

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Filed under: Animals,Violence - 06 May 2007

Two men face one another, alone. They are trained in the art of inflicting damage on the human body and to neutralize damage incoming ~ or not so much trained as bred, conditioned for years to put iron in …


Animal Fighting Becomes a Felony

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Filed under: Animals,Crime,Felony - 06 May 2007

Dog fighting has been illegal throughout the USA for some time, and a felony in 46 states (not including ID, IA, WV and WY); cockfighting has been a felony in 33 states and was still legal in Louisiana (New Mexico …