Tuesday, April 20, 2010

How Could this Have Happened?

I usually try very hard not to do two negative posts in a row but the anger and sorrow and almost shame I feel being a human right now is about to make me physically ill.

Ban on Dog Fighting Videos Struck Down in Supreme Court

I have two rescue dogs. I treat them like my children in my heart but I know they are dogs and they are treated like dogs because it would be detrimental to them to treat them as humans. Let's just get that out of the way. What these videos show is absolutely horrifying. Anyone who gets pleasure from watching something like it should be sterilized immediately, i.e. taken out of the gene pool. Why? It means you are a sociopath/psychopath and will likely torture animals and move on to children and adults. That is the progression of a serial killer.

BUT

That is not my point. What these videos are showing is an illegal act in all 50 states. As I see it, murder of a human being is also illegal in all 50 states but if we were to market and sell snuff films or maybe videos of people being raped violently, I guess that would be ok.

Make no mistake, I am not equating humans and other animals, I am stating that it looks like the Supreme Court has decided that the videotaping of an illegal incident, ANY illegal incident is not illegal and people can profit from said incident. Does that make you feel good about the state of our country? It scares me to death.

3 comments:

Kelley with Amy's Angels said...

One word: Sad.

Sad that someone can PROFIT off of videos like this.

Mrs. Adventure said...

That is seriously awful... guess I need to live in a tree to get away from the crazy's...

Live.Love.Eat said...

That's awful!!! And certainly just one item on a laundry list of scary things this country is coming to.

It's been awhile, wanted to say hi when I saw you at Lulaville's.