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Michael Vick Should Not Be Reinstated by the NFL

The NFL Should NOT Reinstate Michael Vick

Former Atlanta Falcons Quarterback Michael Vick’s federal prison sentence for running a brutal dog fighting ring ends Monday, July 20.  Now, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell must decide whether to lift Vick’s suspension and allow him to resume a sports career that not only rewards Vick mightily with money, but also necessarily places him in the position of role model to young people.

And sports stars cannot just disclaim that role model status.  We all know kids look up to sports stars.  They just do.

Please Petition the NFL to Keep Michael Vick Out

Now is the time to let Mr. Goodell know that you think Michael Vick is not fit to resume a career as a sports star.  What he personally did to the animals in his dog fighting operation is unconscionable.  Michael Vick personally tortured and killed numerous dogs.  For SPORT.  For his AMUSEMENT.  And for MONETARY GAIN.  Look what he and his cohorts did to his victims.  But be warned that these photos graphically illustrate Vick’s brutality.

His actions mark him as an inhumane individual who has forfeited any right to be placed on the pedestal to which our society elevates sports stars.

Please take the time to let Mr. Goodell and the NFL know that Michael Vick should not be reinstated by the NFL. Please sign the following petitions:

Football Fans Against Vick

Petition to keep Michael Vick out of the NFL

Rehabilitated Dogs

And on a happier note, take a look at the “Vicktory Dogs,” victims rescued from Michael Vick’s brutal dog fighting operation that have been rehabilitated at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary.

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  1. July 18th, 2009 at 18:49 | #1

    All pit bulls should be killed. they are responsible for over 70% of dog attacks in this country. They are very stupid animals. How many of you idiots eat meat of animals that of course are much smarter than this stupid dog. We should let murderers like Ray Lewis play in the NFL than someone that kills a stupid animal right. But all you animal rights activists are stupid.

  2. Jim
    July 19th, 2009 at 10:11 | #2

    @ Bucky. There are no bad dogs. Only bad dog owners. People who mistreat and/or train their animals to attack. Pitbulls are not “stupid animals.” But people who train them to attack *are*. Go back to your cave.

  1. July 18th, 2009 at 17:50 | #1

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