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Why the last legal form of dog fighting is taxpayer-subsidized Special

Madison - The practice of hounding is centuries old and represents an example of one of the earliest forms of cooperation between man and dog. In Wisconsin, it is legal to turn a pack of dogs loose on predators such as wolves and bears.
Digital Journal Report by Justin King - 5 comments

'Kick Out Vick' advocacy campaign protests Jets on Vick

New York - With the announcement over the weekend that Michael Vick has been signed to the New York Jets, a social media advocacy campaign was launched in an effort to remove Vick from the Jets roster.
In the Media by Michael Krebs

Op-Ed: An open letter to Woody Johnson on signing Michael Vick

New York - An open letter addressed to Woody Johnson, owner of the New York Jets, on having signed Michael Vick to the quarterback position.
In the Media by Michael Krebs

Pooches caught humping during breaking news coverage (video)

Philadelphia - Sometimes live news coverage can go... well, a little wrong, as NBA 10 zooms in on an alleged dog-fighting ring, only to find a totally different doggy situation ongoing.
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 2 comments

Thanksgiving rescue brings hope for dogs at dog fighting site Special

Ashland City - More than five dozen dogs have a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving after authorities from an international animal protection organization rescued them from a suspected dog fighting operation.
Digital Journal Report by Greta McClain

Heineken threatened boycott over alleged links to Asian dogfight

Heineken has launched an investigation after photo of a dogfight show was posted online with banners of the company flying in the arena. Beer drinkers have threatened to boycott Heineken because of the photo believed to have been taken in Mongolia.
In the Media by JohnThomas Didymus - 2 comments

Michael Vick to address Congress on animal fighting

Washington - Michael Vick, the American football player who served 21 months in prison for dog fighting, is scheduled to appear on a Capitol Hill to speak about legislation which would penalize those who support animal fighting.
In the Media by Lynn Curwin - 2 comments

While Michael Vick celebrates victories his dogs still struggle

While Michael Vick celebrates his successes on the football field the dogs who who were his victims struggle to adjust to life.
In the Media by Lynn Curwin

Op-Ed: Michael Vick and the Color Of Anger

A lot of people are angry at Michael Vick about that dog thing. Kind of like they're mad at O.J. about the wife thing. Barry Bonds and steroid, along with Isaiah Washington and slurs. There's so much to be mad at, but the color of rage remains the same.
In the Media by Hargrove Jones - 4 comments

Dogfighting is a sport

"I think, you know, we don't say anything about people who shoot deer or shoot other animals. You know, from what I hear, dogfighting is a sport. It's just behind closed doors." Marbury said, according to Albany TV station Capital News 9.
In the Media by Dheeraj Vaswani - 6 comments

Michael Vick Accepts Plea Deal

Finally arraigned last month on charges stemming from a brutal dog fighting ring who's activities took place at his Georgia home, Vick had maintained his innocence, until 3 co-defendants cut plea deals and severely incriminated the Falcons Quarterback
In the Media by Oliver VanDervoort - 7 comments

Should the NFL punish Michael Vick now?

In light of the illegal dog fighting indictment brought upon Atlanta Falcons star quarterback Michael Vick, the NFL was quick to decry the crimes but so far has refused to take any action against Vick.
In the Media by Nate Barlow

NFL Star Indicted Over Dog Fighting

Quarterback Michael Vick of the NFL's Atlanta Falcons was indicted yesterday on federal charges related to dog-fighting. It is being alleged that he took part in an enterprise that trained dogs to fight to the finish, known as death matches.
In the Media by Carolyn E. Price - 8 comments

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