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speee1dy
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Congress moves to ban cock fighting in the USVI and Puerto Rico.

 

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Scubadoo
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Posted by: speee1dy

Congress moves to ban cock fighting in the USVI and Puerto Rico.

 

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CONGRESS MOVES TO BAN COCKFIGHTING IN USVI, PR

"Cockfighting, which has a thriving industry in Puerto Rico, is said to employ 27,000 people and generates $18 million annually."

Well there is a link above but apparently it doesn't go bold or change color unless you change it yourself.

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It means nothing. There is no enforcement in the VI so cock fighting will continue as usual like everything else.

 

If anything, payoffs might have to increase a bit.

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Alana33
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Stacy Plasket believes it's "our cultural heritage" and opposed the ban.  Cruelty is not cultural. 

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speee1dy
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sigh, its horrible to think that purposely hurting/killing a living thing is considered cultural 

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Cue the "it's our culture" whiners, wasn't it "culture" for the Romans to feed Christians to the lions for sport?

It may have been culture at one time but we evolve. sadly if it is banned it will continue underground and not be enforced. Kind of like the dog fights that known police officers attend. 

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Posted by: stxsailor

Cue the "it's our culture" whiners, wasn't it "culture" for the Romans to feed Christians to the lions for sport?

It may have been culture at one time but we evolve. sadly if it is banned it will continue underground and not be enforced. Kind of like the dog fights that known police officers attend. 

Exactly

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