Re: violence...
Tue, 28 Sep 1999 14:45:15 -0700

"J. R. Molloy" wrote:

> In California, anyone who would strap a puppy to
> a board and cut off the end of its sex organ (without
> anesthesia) could spend time in prison. Yet
> doing the same to a baby boy entails no penalty.

Actually it is common to perform equally invasive surgeries on puppies. Many show breeds have to have ears or tails clipped during puppihood in order to be showable. This is done without anesthesia, but no one goes to prison for it.