posted on Jan, 17 2011 @ 09:18 PM
I kind of chuckle to myself when topics like this come up.
We all kill living things every day...we kill small insects just by walking, driving...just by living.
Most of us will swat a mosquito or fly without a thought.
We will actively kill a spider or centipede.
We will set out pretty violent traps for mice, rats, or anything else we deem a pest.
We will even kill things as large as possums just because they are a nuisance.
We fish with sharp hooks and yank the fish out of their breathable environment...then sometimes throw them back (and we count that fish lucky???)
We hunt large animals for sport...gun vs animal...not much of a chance there.
BUT...let someone kick or smack a dog or a cat....and that person is an ANIMAL and should be flogged and jailed for life.
Come on people...you are being a little bit silly. People don't even get that much punishment for kicking another person.
ETA: I feel I need to add this so the rabid pet lovers (who keep animals hostage outside their natural habitat) come and call for my head. I DO NOT
think this behavior is acceptable...but I also do not think it is an act deserving jail time. Give him a large fine...make him do community
service...this guy isn't a "criminal" that needs to be kept from society...he just needs a behavior adjustment.
edit on 17-1-2011 by OutKast
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