It seems that just about everywhere you turn, technuevo some celebrity is getting into hot water by making a poor decision. It’s not confined to Hollywood anymore. More and more sports celebrities are having their dirty laundry broadcasted for everyone to see. With so many positive things going on in their lives, this one poor decision can and sometimes does cost them everything. What will you remember about Michael Vick? cobonanza
As a number one draft pick for the Atlanta Falcons in the 2001 National Football League, following a stellar college career at Virginia Tech, Michael Vick had everything going for him. He did not take long to show the world that he was for real. scopehash
With everything going for him, Michael Vick was quickly becoming one of the NFL’s all time greatest quarterbacks, putting him up there with notable greats like Montana, Elway, Staubach, comboplan Graham, and Namath to name a few. There’s no doubt that Michael Vick will be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame someday, but will his love of dogs, or dog fighting overshadow all of his achievements?
Michael Vick was indicted by a Grand Jury for allegedly running a dog fighting ring, onebigbud called “Bad Newz Kennels. If convicted, he could serve as much as six years in prison and a $350,000 fine. In the indictment, Vick is said to have arranged, financed and bet on dog fights, going back to 2001. Is this the Michael Vick that everyone knows?
Dog fighting has been around since the early 19th century. It used to be found mainly in the South, but today you can find some form of it all over the country. It no longer is gaining popularity over the past decade. According to the Humane Society, vibratize who is the leading body trying to eradicate this type of activity, there are over 40,000 people involved in this inhumane sport.
Dog fighting is against the law in all but two of the fifty states. Will this new light push those two states left to ban this activity? Only time will tell. It is obvious that the general population is bothered by this activity, mudislife as evidenced in the comments being left everywhere on the web that has something to do about Michael Vick or animal rights.
There is a lot of pressure on the NFL, the Atlanta Falcons and the state governments to make an example of Michael Vick. This makes you wonder, what happened to innocent until FOUND guilty? Are we going to hang him before he gets to defend himself? According to reports, superanet he owned the house where the offenses took place, but he did not live there. Is, as Michael says “Someone close to me is taking advantage of my good fortune and generosity”?