Monday, March 4, 2013

GOP Utah Lawmaker Compares Abortion to Cockfighting

The Salt Lake Tribune: Senator raises abortion issue in cock fighting debate, by David Montero:

A bill seeking to turn cock fighting into a felony took a detour during floor comments in the Utah Senate Monday when a Republican expressed dismay that the Legislature was looking to elevate the penalty for rooster fighting while abortion remained legal. . . .

"In a state where we can still allow people to kill their babies, we want to make it a felony to let chickens fight — the purpose for which they were raised," Christensen said. . . .

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