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Re: [APD] Gold fish bowls banned
seems pretty dicey to be making laws on such subjectivity. Who's to say
what's "mutilation" and what isn't. Does the dog really mind having hs
tail chopped any more than someone with 20 piercings? Do we know if the
dog thinks the pain was or was not worth not having twigs sticking in
his/her tail? Have we asked? What did the dog say? Woof?
Same goes for fish, am I a big enough snob to tell the fish to not get
dyed like his fav rock star? Maybe he wants to be pink. :)
- derek parr
...... Original Message .......
On Wed, 26 Oct 2005 10:03:49 -0700 Jerry Baker <jerry at bakerweb_biz> wrote:
>Gordon McLellan wrote:
>> Ok - doesn't anyone else find those two paragraphs extremely scary?
>> Is that actually what the laws are, or just speculative legislation,
>> or just typical all hype no truth news reporting?
>> Seems a slippery slope leading up to bad things .. Whats next, the
>> mandatory televised 'State' wide physical exercise session every
>> morning, with soldiers nearby to help you if you fail to comply, as
>> Orwell 'predicts' in "1984"?
>I fail to see a connection between state-coerced exercise and the
>prohibition of mutilating pets for your own amusement.
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