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GetEduc8d July 1st, 2013 4:22pm

As of today, it is now illegal to sell or purchase shark fins. Good law or bad?

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leilu SoCal
07/02/13 5:01 pm

I'd be okay with it if the sharks were farmed.

GetEduc8d learning more everyday
07/01/13 5:56 pm

Oops. I left out an important bit of info in the question. It's a CA law.

GetEduc8d learning more everyday
07/01/13 5:49 pm

Shark fin soup. Popular in Asian cultures & CA was the largest market outside of Asia.

TomM
07/01/13 10:17 am

Have you seen how they cut them off? It's not right.

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TopsQueen Oregon Coast
07/01/13 10:09 am

We have irresponsible international fisherman coming within the boundaries of our waters rapeing our waters now. We plant fish and grow them they come stealing. Enough already. That would make matters worse.

TopsQueen Oregon Coast
07/01/13 10:25 am

Oh dyslexia strikes again I miss read the question. Yes I'm glad it is illegal.

Kris Humidity Central
07/01/13 9:42 am

Good, now I can sell a pencil for $$$ and with every pencil you get a shark fun freeeeeee

JollyMan93 Big Sky Guy
07/01/13 9:26 am

I mean I hate more gov but at the same time I would rather the ocean ecosystem not get poached by us completely ruining everything. Sharks are friends not gift shop toys

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XercesBlue ...
07/01/13 9:25 am

I've only heard the arguments in favor of making it illegal to be honest.

GetEduc8d learning more everyday
07/01/13 5:53 pm

The only argument I've hard against it was the law only outlaws the fins, not the meat or the skins so it's not an appropriate law. Since they're primarily fished for the fins, I'm ok with it not being an all inclusive law.