More pussification of American males is happening in California. If a youth football team beats another team by 35 points or more, the coach gets suspended and the team is fined 200 dollars.
From the WashTimes here:
The Northern California Federation Youth Football League changed its “mercy rule” this season, imposing hefty fines on teams that beat others too badly.
If a team with players between the ages of 7 and 13 beats another team by 35 points or more, the coach will suffer a one-week suspension and the team will face a penalty of $200.
“It’s not hurting the kids, it’s teaching them compassion for the other team,” said Robert Rochin, the deputy commissioner for the league. “It’s teaching them sportsmanship.”
Some parents say the rule goes too far.
“Now they are afraid their coaches are going to get suspended and they are not going to have a coach to come out here and play football,” Kelly McHugh, whose son is a kicker for Sutter High School.
Bless their little hearts. These are the future wussies of America.