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Any person who does not believe animals should be forced to fight

To all Americans, regardless of your party line...

Steve King has views that are dangerous. He compares the choices of human fighters to that of the dogs who are put into dog fighting. That is a steak and apple choice... not even in the same category... Now if he compared Human slavery to dog fighting he would be in the same category...This is not about any agenda.. other than having dogs train to kill each other for human sport.. is unquestionably wrong. To make things even better he says it is okay to train them to fight.. but then our leaders design legislation to make it okay to kill or ban a dog based on the fact that they are too dangerous...

He supports and sponsors legislation that makes it okay for people to watch dog fights, participate in dog fights..

We the people want it to stop.. He needs to be stopped. We want our animals protected from the most wretched components of our society. He must NOT support legislation that makes dog fighting legal. The Republican party must stress to him that this is not what it means to be a republican. Congress people and senators from all states and all parties ...must all put pressure on him to stop him from furthering this dangerous propaganda...

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Kimberly Strong

This petition closed over 2 years ago

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Every American should send a message to this congressman via THEIR congressman and the Republican Party... This viewpoint needs to be squashed.. Animals have no choice in fighting... people do.......

Every American should send a message to this congressman via THEIR congressman and the Republican Party... This viewpoint needs to be squashed.. Animals have no choice in fighting... people do.... People choose to get into the ring to make money.. what it takes to make a fight dog is NOTHING an animal would ever choose to go through....I am not a pita member.. nor a member of any other organization.. I am simply an animal behavior specialist who has worked with bate dogs.. and fighting dogs rehabilitating them...PLEASE if you care about the future of our animals... once these dogs have served their purpose in the fight ring..... we then have laws in place to destroy them because of who they are HOW MUCH sense does this not make....

His quote via http://thinkprogress.org/politics/2012/07/31/615951/steve-king-dogfighting/?mobile=nc

(During a tele-townhall late last week, Rep. Steve King (R-IA) fielded a question about his opposition to animal rights and recently introduced legislation that would undermine local standards preventing animal torture.) quoted by http://thinkprogress.org/politics/2012/07/31/615951/steve-king-dogfighting/?mobile=nc

"It's wrong to rate animals above human beings," he told the questioner. To make his point, King argued that "there's something wrong" for society to make it a "federal crime to watch animals fight" but "it's not a federal crime to induce somebody to watch people fighting." Steven King Iowa

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