Michael Vick's Dog Fighting Persuasive Essay by ResearchRiter

Michael Vick's Dog Fighting
A discussion of Michael Vick's involvement in the sport of dog fighting.
# 121006 | 1,000 words | 8 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Sport (Players) , Law (General)

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This essay provides an explanatory argument about Michael Vick's arrest and conviction for funding and participating in the illegal and barbaric sport of dog fighting on his Virginia estate. Known as "Bad Newz Kennels," the essay argues all celebrities or athletes should have moral clauses in their contracts to keep them accountable for such behavior.

From the Paper:

"Former NFL superstar, Michael Vick, is now in a federal prison serving a month sentence for what the sentencing judge explained to him; "You were instrumental in promoting funding and facilitating this cruel and inhumane sporting activity. The judge referred to Vick's funding and participation in an illegal pit bull dog-fighting operation where bets were high and where losing dogs were electrocuted, drowned or hanged. Despite dogfighting being common and acceptable in some cultures, it is considered abhorrent..."

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