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Letter written to House of Lords in respect to a ban on boxing.

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Mr Paul Murphy The House of Commons Westminster London W1 "Rockmount" 9 Westfield Road Newport Gwent South Wales NP20 4ND 26th April 2004 Mr Paul Murphy The House of Commons Westminster London W1 Dear Mr Murphy, I am writing to you regarding my strong belief that the sport Boxing should be forbidden .I am concerned a great deal about the sport and I do have my reasons and I will mention them, I also hope that you will support me after I give the reason for being against this crude sport. I thank you for taking your time and attention for reading my letter and I do hope you understand why I am writing to you. There are many reasons which are believed you know that is for boxing to be banned but I am writing to disagree with your opinions, I want it banned. My first reason that you should ban boxing is that there are a lot of physical dangers related with the game. Injuries occur on regular basis and not all of them are minor such as a small cut on the face, some can lead to problems of aids and life-long diseases. ...read more.

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I have a few examples of famous boxers who have had trouble from boxing continuously, in their career. The start with Peter Waterman - who is a very well known boxer and is respected has been respected through-out his boxing career was left with sever slurred speech he also has what people call the "punch drunk effect " but people now value him more now that he has pulled himself away from this savage and violent sport . My next examples are people like Frank Bruno, and Muhammad Ali. After the years of boxing might start suffering from Parkinson's disease which is when they'll get physical shakes. Frank Bruno was last heard of entering a hospital for bad behaviour which is not at all good enough as this man is well treasured and incredible talented man and because of the boxing he also ruined his life. Many Neurologists have done tests and all the information about Parkinson's disease and brain damage is all very accurate. Until the boxer is tested for any medical injuries it makes the boxer unaware of any terrible life-threatening problems it is very hazardous. ...read more.

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It's BRUTAL. Tyson experts believe that he did what he did because of his behaviour problems and personality changes which had also led to commit a rape. This is not a good experience for the younger people and I urge you to take in what I have said and notice that all is vital this country and the rest of the world need to realise, most people do realise but do you , you can help me ! And help the boxers stop this sport. This is fatal to all and this is a phase which most boxers say they describe the sport as "the art of winning", I didn't realise that winning meant killing yourself. It should be "the art of killing "as it makes more sense. Therefore I propose a ban on this disgraceful what you call a sport. I thank you for spending your little time reading his letter and I hope it will make a difference; please understand how I fell about boxing. I belie it is "barbaric" and I wish for it to be honest. I have many concerns for the current boxers and I urge you so much to make the correct decision on behalf of the current boxers and myself. Yours Faithfully V. Treverton-Jones Verity Treverton-Jones ? Page 2 May 8, 2007 ...read more.

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