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Man Allegedly Punches Girlfriend's Pet Rabbit After Argument About Women's Rights
UPI ^ | July 2, 2014 | Evan Bleier

Posted on 07/05/2014 5:12:38 PM PDT by nickcarraway

A Florida man was arrested after allegedly attacking his girlfriend's pet rabbit following an argument about women's rights. According to a Boyton Beach Police report, James Wertz became enraged when his girlfriend told him that she wanted to end their relationship after he refused to stop arguing and screaming.

The 28-year-old suspect then allegedly began "punching and squeezing" the woman's pet rabbit, according to Boynton Beach Police media representative Stephanie Slater.

The woman intervened and Wertz apologized, but when she tried to call 911, Wertz physically threw the woman across the room, according to the Palm Beach Post.

The rabbit was beaten so hard that it bled from its face, but it is expected to recover. The woman's arm was a little marked up but she was otherwise uninjured.

Wertz was charged with animal cruelty and domestic battery.


TOPICS: Local News; Pets/Animals; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: animalcruelty; waronwomenmeme
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Now, you really didn't have to check and see if this happened in Florida, did you?
1 posted on 07/05/2014 5:12:38 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

lol


2 posted on 07/05/2014 5:13:10 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: nickcarraway

Was he on the chessboard and did he get up and tell her where to go?


3 posted on 07/05/2014 5:15:40 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement ("World Peace 1.20.09.")
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To: nickcarraway
She needs a better rabbit
4 posted on 07/05/2014 5:17:06 PM PDT by Michael.SF. (I never thought anyone could make Jimmy Carter look good in comparisons)
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To: nickcarraway

She probably shouldn’t have been dating such a freak in the first place, why do so many women have such bad bad bad taste in guys??


5 posted on 07/05/2014 5:17:09 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: nickcarraway
The rabbit.. is expected to recover.

That's the main thing.

6 posted on 07/05/2014 5:18:43 PM PDT by MUDDOG
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To: nickcarraway

“No low blows, no rabbit punches. Now shake hands and come out fighting.”


7 posted on 07/05/2014 5:19:25 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Please Support Free Republic.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Go ask Alice, I think she’ll know.


8 posted on 07/05/2014 5:19:50 PM PDT by MUDDOG
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To: GeronL

Ya gotta ask MrsSgtBob that one....


9 posted on 07/05/2014 5:20:28 PM PDT by SgtBob (Freedom is not for the faint of heart. Semper Fi!)
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To: nickcarraway

10 posted on 07/05/2014 5:20:43 PM PDT by struggle
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To: nickcarraway

11 posted on 07/05/2014 5:21:12 PM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: SgtBob

lol


12 posted on 07/05/2014 5:21:27 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: nickcarraway

she wanted to end their relationship after he refused to stop arguing and screaming.


It upset the rabbit.

If Fluffy is unhappy, Momma is unhappy.


13 posted on 07/05/2014 5:21:45 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi - Revolution is a'brewin!!!)
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To: nickcarraway

Why did I think of Lenny from of mice and men when I read that headline?


14 posted on 07/05/2014 5:22:09 PM PDT by barmag25 (There is nothing that a man needs that he can't find in the North Georgia mountains.)
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To: nickcarraway

He couldn’t have hit it very hard if it lived.

Maybe he wasn’t born in Maryland.


15 posted on 07/05/2014 5:23:09 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: nickcarraway

Florida women find the strangest boyfriends.


16 posted on 07/05/2014 5:24:12 PM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: GeronL
She probably shouldn’t have been dating such a freak in the first place, why do so many women have such bad bad bad taste in guys??

Many women are not interested in "nice guys". They find "nice guys" boring and weak. "Bad boys" are more exciting to them.

The job of fathers in earlier days was to ensure that exciting bad boys didn't get within 300 yards of their daughters.

17 posted on 07/05/2014 5:25:54 PM PDT by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: nickcarraway

It would make for an uncomfortable ending if the rabbit died.


18 posted on 07/05/2014 5:28:19 PM PDT by Alex Murphy ("the defacto Leader of the FR Calvinist Protestant Brigades")
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To: driftdiver

Rabbits are surprisingly resilient and they pack one helluva kick. Don’t ask how I learned that :-(


19 posted on 07/05/2014 5:29:12 PM PDT by Squawk 8888 (Lacrosse- Canada's national sport, like hockey only violent)
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To: Michael.SF.
She needs a better rabbit

How about this one? http://www.wnyc.org/story/hare-brained-history-curious-case-jimmy-carter-v-rabbit/

20 posted on 07/05/2014 5:30:52 PM PDT by Fiji Hill
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To: nickcarraway

If this is how he reacts to a breakup it’s probably the right decision to break up with him!


21 posted on 07/05/2014 5:33:20 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (Why do you need a fire extinguisher when you can call the fire department?)
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To: GeronL

You just don’t know until later. A kind caring guy who loves his mother and would do anything for you is probably gay. (a joke for those that need explanations)


22 posted on 07/05/2014 5:34:10 PM PDT by SkyDancer (If you don't read the newspapers you are uninformed. If you do read newspapers you are misinformed)
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To: nickcarraway
bugs bunny photo: florida gif a2Zxu.gif
23 posted on 07/05/2014 5:34:11 PM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: Squawk 8888

As a kid I did a lot of rabbit hunting. Would have to wring their neck if my 410 didn’t do the job.


24 posted on 07/05/2014 5:34:13 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: nickcarraway

His temper has a hare trigger.


25 posted on 07/05/2014 5:34:13 PM PDT by eartrumpet
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To: nickcarraway

What do you say to a rabbit with two black eyes?

Nothing, you already told it twice.

/tasteless joke


26 posted on 07/05/2014 5:38:21 PM PDT by Disambiguator (#cornedbeef)
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27 posted on 07/05/2014 5:41:12 PM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: nickcarraway
Here rabbit died?

ya gotta be old to get that one...

28 posted on 07/05/2014 5:41:59 PM PDT by null and void (If Bill Clinton was the first black president, why isn't Barack Obama the first woman president?)
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To: null and void
*sigh* HER rabbit died???
29 posted on 07/05/2014 5:43:00 PM PDT by null and void (If Bill Clinton was the first black president, why isn't Barack Obama the first woman president?)
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To: nickcarraway
Maybe he was jealous of her rabbit.
30 posted on 07/05/2014 5:49:00 PM PDT by Bratch
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To: nickcarraway

Hopping mad was he?

Nicknamed “Thumper”?


31 posted on 07/05/2014 5:55:47 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: driftdiver

410? That is sporting. As a kid I would use a 12ga
on the jackrabbits when the pheasant hunting got slow.
A no class kid.


32 posted on 07/05/2014 5:56:59 PM PDT by Sivad (NorCal red turf)
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To: nickcarraway

Obviously a hung-over dude. The hare of the dog that bit him.


33 posted on 07/05/2014 5:58:40 PM PDT by Sivad (NorCal red turf)
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To: Sivad

We had a 12, 20, and a 410. I was the youngest and got the last pick everytime. Although sometimes I used my 22.


34 posted on 07/05/2014 6:02:13 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: nickcarraway

Women have rights? What was the argument really about?


35 posted on 07/05/2014 6:02:40 PM PDT by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: nickcarraway

A guy in Dallas beat his girlfriend and threw the cat off the balcony. He got 10 years in prison for the cat but let him off for what he did to the girlfriend.
http://crimeblog.dallasnews.com/2013/06/kittens-killer-could-face-up-to-20-years-in-prison-if-judge-decides-pavement-was-deadly-weapon.html/


36 posted on 07/05/2014 6:02:50 PM PDT by PAR35
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To: nickcarraway

Kill da wabbit, kill da wabbit


37 posted on 07/05/2014 6:07:05 PM PDT by csvset
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To: nickcarraway

Don’t think you’d wanna mess with NHL tough guy Zenon Konopka’s bunny........

A Man and His Bunny: The Story of Zenon Konopka and Hoppy

http://www.rantsports.com/nhl/2013/01/24/a-man-and-his-bunny-the-story-of-zenon-konopka-and-hoppy/


38 posted on 07/05/2014 6:14:02 PM PDT by Deadeye Division
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To: Sivad

My oldest boy is a real wabbit reaper. He bags one all the time with his pellet rifle then makes me go outside with him to clean them. His mama objects of course but I have let her know that with the direction this country is heading that he will most likely be feeding the family full time with all the critters he brings home.


39 posted on 07/05/2014 6:14:55 PM PDT by Vote 4 Nixon (EAT...FISH...SLEEP...REDUX)
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To: nickcarraway

I choked my chicken.


40 posted on 07/05/2014 6:17:07 PM PDT by Drango (A liberal's compassion is limited only by the size of someone else's wallet.)
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To: nickcarraway

There was a time when the referee would say “no rabbit punches” to the opponents before a fight. Where is Mills Lane when you need him?


41 posted on 07/05/2014 6:40:24 PM PDT by edpc (Wilby 2016)
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To: edpc

At least he didn’t microwave it.


42 posted on 07/05/2014 7:20:58 PM PDT by Ciexyz
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To: PapaBear3625
Many women are not interested in "nice guys". They find "nice guys" boring and weak. "Bad boys" are more exciting to them.

I have asked a lot of women that same question, because I just don't get it. The ones that did not like bad guys, said they had no idea why other women wanted them. The ones that did like bad guys, pretty much said exactly what you just said.

43 posted on 07/05/2014 7:23:05 PM PDT by Mark17 (Rats and RINOs, who are destroying America, may you be screwed by the fickle finger of fate)
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To: GeronL

why do so many women have such bad bad bad taste in guys??
————————————————————————————Probably just did not have the assets to get a good one.


44 posted on 07/05/2014 7:23:12 PM PDT by ravenwolf
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It doesn’t take that many assets to get a nice one.


45 posted on 07/05/2014 7:23:46 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: nickcarraway; GeronL

Neither article (tv or Palm Beach Post) linked by the UPI article includes any further details of the “women’s rights” argument so I will assume that it is included in the HEADLINE of every news items about this case to hammer home the DNC’s “War on Women” meme and nothing else.

Domestic abuse is not pretty, but police blotters should not become national news.


46 posted on 07/05/2014 7:24:09 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: a fool in paradise

I agree. Without any details they shouldn’t even mention it if they were honest journalists


47 posted on 07/05/2014 7:24:58 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Starstruck
Women have rights? What was the argument really about?

The DNC-MSM will never tell.

48 posted on 07/05/2014 7:25:02 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: GeronL

Bet some variant of this article is trending on twitter and Facebook as we speak.

I don’t know of anyone who justifies his actions against the woman or rabbit.

The headline serves as “Us vs. Them” clickbait.


49 posted on 07/05/2014 7:26:56 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: Rides_A_Red_Horse

If this is how he reacts to a breakup it’s probably the right decision to break up with him
!———————————
He probably realized the fool he had been, realizing he had stuck himself with a freak and the freak was the one to break it would make any mans angry.


50 posted on 07/05/2014 7:31:15 PM PDT by ravenwolf
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