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  ‘A most-unsporting activity’: Bill would ban dwarf-tossing contests in Washington state
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Last EditedRP  Jan 25, 2019 02:05pm
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CategoryProposed Legislation
News DateThursday, January 24, 2019 06:10:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionAn Eastern Washington lawmaker is sponsoring a bill that would end dwarf-tossing contests at bars and strip clubs across the state, an activity he calls "a most-unsporting activity that demeans and exploits those of small stature."

State Sen. Mike Padden, R-Spokane Valley, said SB 5486 would ban dwarf-tossing contests and promotions, as well as any other “recreational activity involving exploitation that endangers the health, safety and welfare of any person with dwarfism.”
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