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There was outrage in the past when a dwarf tossing event was held in Windsor, Ont., and it’s happening again.

The Leopard’s Lounge and Broil strip club is sponsoring a contest to see who can toss a dwarf the furthest on Saturday night.

Jennie Berkeley called her city councillor after seeing a sign promoting the event. She says she can’t believe something like this is allowed in this day and age.

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Councillor Ron Jones says there’s no law on the books, provincial or municipal, preventing it.

A Windsor member of the Ontario legislature tried in 2003 to get dwarf tossing banned in the province.

Sandra Pupatello’s failed Dwarf Tossing Ban Act proposed a fine of up to $5,000 for organizing or participating in a dwarf tossing event.

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