Dog fighting wasn't even a felony in most states until the 1980s and it would have taken longer than that if it weren't for the PETA nuts.
You all need to stop letting the media dictate your outrage.
As far as Vick's career goes, the ball is officially in the court of the commissioner.
Timing will be everything for Vick. He needs to wait a little while and meet with the commissioner before applying for re-reinstatement to better his chances of getting a shot this year.