Ot:hockey alberta eliminates body checking in peewee division
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05-09-2013, 12:33 AM
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I say this in all honesty and without sarcasm or anything.
Those following the train of the studies (not saying that's necessarily anyone here, but more the studiers and the groups pushing these initiatives) should be advocating for non-contact sport. It is more intellectually honest in terms of their purpose. To advocate for changes that aren't meant to be permanent but rather incremental, without acknowledging that end, is improper.
Once this question is answered, an honest debate with knowledge of the end games can take place.
This is quite the piece of rhetoric.
You manage to combine a slippery slope argument, with an attack on the honesty and integrity or anyone who disagrees with you. Well done!
Someone can in fact be in favour of violent hits in the game of hockey, and be opposed to those same violent hits being dished out by 10-11 year olds.
Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar.
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