In other words: What should happen to animal abusers?

Published 12:00 am Monday, December 17, 2007

The sentencing of suspended Falcons star Michael Vick to 23 months in prison for his role in a dog fighting operation in Virginia has prompted a debate as to possible penalties for those involved in such illegal activity.

What do you think should be the penalties for those caught abusing animals?

“I say a person should be fined.”

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— Samuel Roe, South Shore, Ky.

“There should be a stair level of penalties depending on how severe (the abuse).”

— Lee Dettwiler, Otway

“Jail time.”

— Tim Williams, Portsmouth

“Jail time and fines.”

— Keith Carter, Rio Grande

“Probably fine them anyway at least.”

— Leo Boone, Portsmouth