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Michael Vick's "Second Chance" is a Garbage Redemption Story: Feast Away, Media!

Dan Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dan Brown

My initial reaction to the Michael Vick signing is disgust. Sure he can run a "wildcat" formation, but does that justify inviting the protests and ill will that will follow the Eagles everywhere, including at home?

Let's Keep Vick Sidelined -- For Now

Doyle Albee | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Doyle Albee

Bring Vick back. Just make him work for it. The animals he tortured and killed deserve that, at the very least.

Michael Vick Should Work, but Never Again in the NFL

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dr. Peggy Drexler

I believe in second chances. I believe that redemption is the soul of hope. I believe debts paid warrant fresh starts. Except when it comes to Michael Vick.

What Will the Future Hold for Michael Vick?

Ed Sayres | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ed Sayres

For six years Michael Vick savagely electrocuted and beat dogs to death after they lost their brutal fights, demonstrating a startling lack of moral character and judgment.

California Dreamin' Becoming Reality

Michael Markarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Markarian

When California voters overwhelmingly approved Proposition 2, banning the extreme confinement of animals on industrial factory farms, they sent the message loud and clear.

PETA: Michael Vick Eagles Signing Has Disappointed "Millions Of Decent Football Fans"

Huffington Post | Katherine Goldstein/Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

UPDATE: Animals rights groups were dismayed to learn the Michael Vick had been signed by The Philadelphia Eagles. PETA released the following stateme...

Strong Federal Law Brings the Hammer Down on Dogfighters

Michael Markarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Markarian

The flagrant disregard that dogfighters routinely show for society's norms was replaced by the snap of handcuffs and the slap of 30 or so arrest warrants.

NRA Off Target in Protecting Poachers

Michael Markarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Markarian

The NRA chose to take the side of criminals, arguing that there should be an acceptable level of illegal activity since hunters just can't restrain themselves.

Deal Dogs a Winning Hand

Michael Markarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Markarian

It's a consensus position that dogfighting is abusive and unacceptable, and an important part of our work at The HSUS and HSLF involves strengthening ...

Enormous Texas Dogfighting Ring Broken Up By Police

New York Times | JAMES C. MCKINLEY JR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The two undercover agents were miles from any town, deep in the East Texas countryside, following a car carrying three dogfighting fanatics and a fema...

Bones Takes on Dogfighting. We All Should.

Jamie Frevele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jamie Frevele

Dogs may be prepped to fight beforehand by starvation, beating or injected stimulants; some dogs are injected with steroids or narcotics to mask the pain they'll feel in the fight.