Students protest grotesque dog killing in Call of Duty
- Posted March 20th, 2009 at 16:21 EDT by Eric Blattberg
- 112 Comments
Students from the Academy of Notre Dame have begun protesting the violence against dogs seen in the massively popular Call of Duty: World at War.
"Killing dogs as a form of entertainment ... over and over again. That's one of the objects of the game. Parents need to know what they are buying their kids. Killing animals should not be a form of entertainment," said 19-year-old Breanna Lucci, president of the school's Animal Rights Club.
Lucci recently began a petition against this computerized animal murder, which has garnered over 100 signatures from her classmates.
"My little 12-pound Pomeranian, Winnie the Pooh, is sitting next to [my brother, who is playing Call of Duty: World at War], and I'm thinking, 'This looks horrible!' My brother is a sweetheart. He won't be killing dogs after playing. But some people might."
Following that logic, if an animal trained to kill is jumping at your throat while you're holding a gun, you shouldn't defend yourself. Also, note how Lucci doesn't seem to have an issue with shooting the other humans in the game. It makes you wonder where some people's priorities are.
- 2:48am EDT - March 21st, 2009
OH NO! the poor virtual dogs!!
dragon1989 | abdesalam
- 3:18am EDT - March 21st, 2009
why every game come out people have to say somthing bad about it
- 3:26am EDT - March 21st, 2009
So when you kill people its ok but a DOG !! OMG no I can't kill a dog in a video game BS !!!
why do people complain about somthing like this ??
really some people don't know why they even living or what to do with their rich life ..
- 5:27am EDT - March 21st, 2009
Haha omg how sad. ITS A GAME. I have a black dog...he reminds me of the ones in the game...so i am going to kill him. LOL.
And yea she is protesting the dog shooting but not people....wtf is up with her.
- 5:44am EDT - March 21st, 2009
(-_-) i have nothing left to say to these people
- 5:53am EDT - March 21st, 2009
True but if something tried to kill me i would shoot it.
- 6:04am EDT - March 21st, 2009
So just because stupid and or crazy people might do something they see in a video game they shouldnt allow it for anyone else? If this argument was worth anything GTA would have stopped existing a long time ago.
Now that i mention GTA i see no complaints from this group that we are killing computer generated humans as well. Yes i know the group is for animal rights but shouldnt they want all living things to live and be happy not just animals?
- 7:20am EDT - March 21st, 2009
people are so stupid, i would expect this from a middle age conservative, but a college student
- 8:36am EDT - March 21st, 2009
Video games won't cause someone to do something violent like kill an animal or person unless they have problems to begin with...
Its like me starting a protest against CoD4 for their violence against helicopters- You sick bastards!, you even had to nuke the choppers- have you any feelings at all!? lol
lordAlucard | sympozium_666
- 9:22am EDT - March 21st, 2009
That's horrible cancel Call of Duty all together it's an terrible series
- 10:29am EDT - March 21st, 2009
i agree with 28, what she seems to forget is these dogs dont exist they arent real there are worse things happening to animals than cod waw in real life so take all the time spent on worrying about dogs that dont exist and go phisicaly help the ones that do while she is worrying about world at war, dogs are die'n in puppy mills
- 10:41am EDT - March 21st, 2009
they better not remove the dogs off this game just because of one small sh!tty worthless protest!
- 11:44am EDT - March 21st, 2009
Who Isnt going to defend themself
- 11:45am EDT - March 21st, 2009
i dont shoot the dogs, i Knife them
- 12:07pm EDT - March 21st, 2009
Apparently the dog in Marley and Me dies... it made a girl friend of mine cry in the cinema... she didn't cry when I killed attack dogs in Call of Duty... because its a computer game... because its not real... so please go to Hollywood and take your stupid logic up there biatch!
- 12:41pm EDT - March 21st, 2009
People who put animal life over human life should be lined up and shot... once in each appendage.
And if I got attacked by an attack dog, I would do my best to kill the bastard. I'd do less when dealing with a human, in fact. Cute and fluffy go right out the window when they're trained to kill, but a human can nearly always reason once they're incapacitated.
- 1:54pm EDT - March 21st, 2009
The students should live in a basement if they r that sensitive.
- 3:41pm EDT - March 21st, 2009
we killed billions and billions of humans throughout the history of gaming. we kill 1 dog in games nd the world goes crazy. seriously, so what if you kill dogs in video games, espically when they pose a great threat to your life. It's true that there are some sick ppl out there that might be encouraged to kill a dog after playing this game, but there are sick people everywhere u go!!!! look at farcry 2, u can kill innocent wild life for no reason at all. If we follow Lucci's logic for everything, we will be forced to stop making voilent video games.
comments like these make me go back nd play GTA and laugh
- 6:04pm EDT - March 21st, 2009
Your stupid, that's what i think, killing dogs isnt an object of the game. what an a******.
- 6:18pm EDT - March 21st, 2009
omg just drop it its just a GAME geez...
not real life!
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