This morning, the Times-Union’s Jimmy Vielkind reveals a renewed push to lift the ban on mixed martial arts events in New York State.
Lifting the ban on MMA also ends a discrimination against women. Like Jon Jones, NY women are prevented from competing in their home state. Passing legislation this June that lifts the MMA ban would honor the 40th anniversary of President Nixon signing Title IX — which outlawed sex discrimination in higher education and athletics– into law.
Read full Times-Union article here – Fight goes on over mixed martial arts – Times Union.
Lift the MMA ban! You can do your part to lift the ban.
Petition Governor Cuomo here: http://nymmanow.blogspot.com/2011/08/get-cuomo-on-board-for-ny-mma-now.html. Support the NY MMA Now documentary "New York Mixed Martial Arts" and the effort to get the word out to New York's voters: www.nymmafilm.com
Lift the MMA ban!