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Michael Vick Animal Cruelty

Michael Vick's Former Dogfighting Pups Will Make You Believe In Happily Ever After

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 04.10.2014 | Sports

Seven years ago, Michael Vick, quarterback for the Atlanta Falcons at the time, was indicted on charges relating to an illegal dogfighting ring. Inves...

A Bone to Pick About Animal Protection Legislation

Abigail Perdue | Posted 05.20.2014 | Crime
Abigail Perdue

On March 14, 2014, South Dakota became the 50th state to enact a felony provision for animal cruelty. Although the enactment of new anti-cruelty measures in South Dakota is a step in the right direction, more remains to be done.

Michael Vick's Dog Would be the Luckiest Dog on the Planet

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Legally, Michael Vick has more than paid his debt to society. But he'll never stop being asked to pay in the form of being a permanent poster boy for animal abuse and the bad behaving celebrities.

Rescue Groups Rehabilitate Michael Vick's Pit Bulls

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

When NFL quarterback Michael Vick was arrested for dog fighting in 2007, the fate of the 51 dogs rescued from his farm was uncertain. Pit bulls saved...

Coyote & Fox Penning: A Blood "Sport" That Must End

Camilla Fox | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Camilla Fox

It's time again for society to stand up, and shout a collective NO to another cruel, unethical and dangerous blood sport. Our shock and outrage can help relegate coyote and fox pens to their rightful place in America's dark past.

All Hail the Felonious Ex-Con -- Michael Vick

Paul Mecurio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Paul Mecurio

Vick has paid his debt to society. Yes, he practiced killing and torture and violated the code of conduct he was sworn to uphold. That doesn't make him a monster. That makes him Dick Cheney.

The Road Ahead for Michael Vick

Ed Sayres | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ed Sayres

We were the first animal welfare organization given the opportunity to work with Mr. Vick but turned him down due to the unique knowledge we had of his indescribable and barbaric acts of animal cruelty.

Why Michael Vick Should Be Forgiven

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

you can be forgiven for the bad you did once you have shown a capacity to reorient your life and practice ongoing good, particularly in the area where you caused harm.

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.

Getting Bullish Against BSL

Carrie Pollare | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carrie Pollare

Breed-Specific Legislation means entire breeds of dogs are being banned from cities and states, or even worse, euthanized because of the acts of a few "dangerous" dogs. It's not the solution.

Witness: Vick Forced Family Pets To Battle Killer Pit Bulls For Laughs

AP | HANK KURZ Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

RICHMOND, Va. — Michael Vick put family pets in rings with pit bulls and thought it was funny watching the trained killers injure or kill the he...