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Submitted by Brutus (Canada), Dec 13, 2004 at 04:16

There is a slight difference between the two barbaric practices you mention.
One is a cultural and social norm, with legal protections and structures. The other is an illegal, condemned and hunted activity. The partakers have no legal or cultural support and recieve long jail terms for their actions.
I will allow your fertile mind to figure out which practice goes with which description.
Submitting....

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