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Lift The Ban Watch

Who knows how to raise your kids better than you?  The Scottish government, that's who.

As mixed martial arts makes it way to Glasgow, Scotland, some of the local government officials (read: ethics police) seem concerned about the safety of children in the area.  Notable quote:

Det Ch Supt John Carnochan, head of the Violence Reduction Unit based at Strathclyde Police, told the BBC Scotland news website he had concerns about the event.

He said: "While I do not claim to have a clear understanding of what is involved in cage fighting, I do know there is a fine line between what some people would describe as sport and others would describe as violence.

"The idea that people are prepared to pay to see this kind of activity is concerning.

"More concerning is why any parent would take their child to witness such a thing."