Despite worldwide outrage, the National Football League (NFL) has chosen to promote convicted dog fighter, abuser, and killer, Michael Vick, by naming him a captain at the upcoming 2020 Pro Bowl. This outrageous decision disregards Vick's vicious past. Please join us in urging the NFL to #DropVick!
When the list of captains for the 2020 NFL Pro Bowl was announced late last year, it included Michael Vick, and people were rightly angry.
"Sometimes, dogs weren't fed to 'make it more hungry for the other dog.' Fights would end when one dog died or with the surrender of the losing dog, which was sometimes put to death by drowning, strangulation, hanging, gun shot, electrocution or some other method, according to the documents."
In 2007, the now notoriously cruel Michael Vick pled guilty to federal dog fighting charges and served 18 months in federal prison. Much to the ire of people who care about animals around the world, Vick was reinstated by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to return to the NFL in 2009.
Despite his shocking history, the NFL has chosen to honor Michael Vick.
Join us in urging NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to drop Michael Vick as a captain at the 2020 NFL Pro Bowl.
1) Make a quick and polite call to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell at 212-450-2000.
When you call, you can simply say:
Please drop dog torturing Michael Vick as captain from the 2020 Pro Bowl.
2) Tweet at NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and use the hashtag: #DropVick. You can simply say:
@nflcommish Please drop the controversial dog torturing Michael Vick, as captain from the 2020 @NFL Pro Bowl.
3) Submit our letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell by filling out the form on this page.
Drop Vick from the 2020 Pro Bowl
Dear [Decision Maker],
Sincerely,[Your Name] [Your Address] [City, State ZIP]
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