Free Republic
Browse · Search
Topics · Post Article

Skip to comments.

Youth football coaches protest proposed ban in NY ^ | Feb 15, 2013 | Associated Press

Posted on 02/15/2013 2:35:05 AM PST by neverdem

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - A New York Assemblyman's proposal to prohibit kids under 11 from playing tackle football isn't going over well with some coaches.

In Buffalo Thursday, a handful of youth football leaders and participants joined state Sen. Timothy Kennedy outside a stadium to protest the idea.

Assemblyman Michael Benedetto introduced the legislation last week, telling reporters it's meant to protect children...

(Excerpt) Read more at ...

TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; Politics/Elections; US: New York
KEYWORDS: concussion; concussions; cte; football; health
Navigation: use the links below to view more comments.
first previous 1-2021-22 last
To: wolfman23601

you you you. It isn’t about me or you it’s about FOOTBALL.

Fewer than one in 100 high school males get to “play” it, so it isn’t a panacea for testosterone madness. Get them into a Karate class. Anyone can do that.

Since we’re into peraonal attacks, you seem a typical liberal, intolerant of other’s ideas and attacking the person rather than the idea. I am a combat veteran, father, and hate what has happened to the country.

Football is a waste, not a national treasure.

Hell, I played football. A good friend had his knee totally destroyed and I realized it could happen to me. My parents talked me into dropping it. Football is organized child abuse.

The liberal education systems is already doing the ritalin and fagging. Prozac zombies are the ones behind Columbine and Sandy Hook.

The only reason football is promoted is that it is one thing “academic underachievers” do very well. How many kids grow up to play football?

One in a hundred thousand?

The countries with the best academic standards have one thing in common - no football.

Research Universities have a phrase for fourth-rate schools, “They have a good football team”.

That applies to the whole U.S.A. now. We have a good football team...

21 posted on 02/23/2013 5:25:21 AM PST by Huebolt (A country that has tipped will fall. RIP USA)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 20 | View Replies]

To: pepsionice
The USA isn't the only place that can host the games.
Idiot laws will push the game to Foreign soil.

Or the American public can stop ELECTING these assholes to OFFICE!

22 posted on 02/23/2013 6:34:19 AM PST by MaxMax
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 3 | View Replies]

Navigation: use the links below to view more comments.
first previous 1-2021-22 last

Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.

Free Republic
Browse · Search
Topics · Post Article

FreeRepublic, LLC, PO BOX 9771, FRESNO, CA 93794 is powered by software copyright 2000-2008 John Robinson