Don Lemon: Where’s The Concern For The Child Instead Of The Gorilla? — WCHB-AM: NewsTalk 1200

For days now, I’ve heard just about everyone discussing what happened in Cincinnati at the zoo over the weekend. People are outraged at the zoo for shooting a 450lb, endangered silver backed gorilla after a 3-year old boy somehow wiggled his way into the animal’s enclosure. Why the outrage? Here’s attorney Lisa Bloom on my…

via Don Lemon: Where’s The Concern For The Child Instead Of The Gorilla? — WCHB-AM: NewsTalk 1200

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George is a freelance writer, an author and a Democratic political consultant. He has worked as Deputy Communications Director for a Senatorial campaign and Campaign Manager for several NC House races and one congressional race. He previously worked as a news producer for a local television station.
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One Response to Don Lemon: Where’s The Concern For The Child Instead Of The Gorilla? — WCHB-AM: NewsTalk 1200

  1. The outrage I have seen is at the Parents of the child. The child was not hurt and the Gorilla did not show any signs it was intending to deliberately hurt the child.
    Most people seem to believe that the Zoo made the decision primarily to cover their asses. Whether the child was ever in mortal danger was never established.
    The Gorilla was born in captivity and wore diapers and drank from a bottle and was cuddled and loved by humans its entire life. It was not actually a wild animal..
    If it were up to me the parents would be charged with criminal child neglect and contributing to the death of an endangered species.
    The Zoo should be put on a strict probation relative to their permission to keep and care for Primates. The head of the Zoo should be fired, or at least should be honor bound to submit his resignation. … But that’s just me.

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