Are They Joking? Elgin Says They Will “Compromise” on Their Pit Bull Restrictions

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In Breed-Specific Legislation
Mar 6th, 2010
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Another great post from WLS ‘Pet World’ host Steve Dale:

Are They Joking? Elgin Says They Will Compromise on Their Pit Bull Restrictions

When the wording of the “compromise” began all Pit Bulls will continue to be deemed dangerous, I knew this wasn’t a compromise at all.

As it stood previously Elgin, IL public officials wanted to restrict Pit Bulls – for starters – by instantly deeming each one dangerous (without temperament testing) and mandating $500,000 of insurance. The compromise is changing that to $100,000 in insurance.

Why would any insurance carrier take you on if you have a dog that’s being called dangerous (even if the dog isn’t in actually a danger)?

And if you somehow could find coverage, even at $100,000 of coverage for a dangerous dog, that’s a very expensive proposition to pay for. Another compromise, is lowering the mandatory fencing for yards where there is a Pit Bull from 6-feet to 4-feet high. But what if the subdivision where you live doesn’t allow any fencing?

Definition of the word compromise: a middle way between two extremes) (n) an accommodation in which both sides make concessions

Read the rest of this post here.

One Response to “Are They Joking? Elgin Says They Will “Compromise” on Their Pit Bull Restrictions”

  1. selwyn marock says:

    It is patently clear that Prigge does not serve the people of Elgin but is a Disciple of PETA.
    Get RID him,he is EVIL as is PETA.

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