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Sen. John Kerry wants to outlaw "transmitting" dog fighting images

Sen. John Kerry wants to outlaw "transmitting" dog fighting images
Sen. John Kerry wants to outlaw "transmitting" dog fighting images



The esteemed senator's statement (should be "illegal to transmit images 
of dog fighting, to run websites that cater to dog fighting"):
http://kerry.senate.gov/cfm/record.cfm?id=279464 

My article on the topic saying, essentially, why that's a bad idea:
http://news.com.com/8301-10784_3-9748685-7.html 

The proximate cause of Sen. Kerry's announcement:
http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/news/story?id=2940065 

A recently-amended federal law already bans interstate transport of any 
animal used in a "fighting venture":
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d110:h.r.00137: 

All of which explains why Kerry received a mere 15%, very close to the 
lowest score in the *entire Congress* on our voter's guide last year:
http://news.com.com/2009-1040-6131719.html 

-Declan
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