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On Prosecutors planning to move forward with allegations of animal cruelty at KU fraternity

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OldRed 11 months, 1 week ago

What started out decades ago as an eccentric, but harmless Beta Theta Pi Christmas Party tradition of frivolity where a turkey spends a couple of nights being treated like a favored family pet, featured front & center in all party pics, has become a nightmare for all involved, especially for the turkey. Did some college kids screw up.? Yes they did. Do they now wish they had thought before they acted? You bet they do. Guys drinking too much and making bad decisions .... something really stupid was bound to happen sooner or later!

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jimincountry 11 months, 1 week ago

Destined for medical school to become late term abortionists.

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Richard Heckler 11 months, 2 weeks ago

Nothing like promoting insensitivity to violence and abuse........

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bearded_gnome 11 months, 2 weeks ago

A righteous man has regard for the life of his animal, But even the compassion of the wicked is cruel.

---that was written a very very long time ago and is still true today.

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bearded_gnome 11 months, 2 weeks ago

difference is tormenting the bird. that's it.

then, taking pleasure in it.

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patkindle 11 months, 2 weeks ago

this sounds like a typical prank from the antlers at mizzou what is the difference??

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bearded_gnome 11 months, 2 weeks ago

^^KRichards 9 hours, 40 minutes ago

Maybe there were more pressing cases for the DA than a turkey.

---because this was so very public, and did involve the imposition of such torture for pleasure, seems rather important. plus, the delay started to make it seem like the frat boys had an in and it was just gonna be swept under the rug ... "boys will be boys" mentality.

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jhawkinsf 11 months, 2 weeks ago

If found guilty, a significant amount of community service is warranted. Does the Humane Society need volunteers? I would hope that seeing so many animals in distress would soften their hearts to the plight of animals.

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irvan moore 11 months, 2 weeks ago

lets see the chancellor step up and discipline the fraternity and those involved

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lawrenceloser 11 months, 2 weeks ago

Does it really matter that much? I mean won't it be eaten eventually?

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Keith Richards 11 months, 2 weeks ago

Sounds to me like a plea deal with some community service is coming. Seems appropriate in this situation.

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bearded_gnome 11 months, 2 weeks ago

five months to file charges?
were they interviewing the turkey's relatives?

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