Kirksville_MO_seal
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Mar 25th, 2011
Editor’s note: While our thanks go to Mayor Kuhns for voting against BSL, the rest of the Council appears to have been...
Seward_Cnty_KS
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Mar 25th, 2011
Editor’s note: It is unfortunate that there is so much disinformation out there.  City councils and city attorneys are repeatedly misinformed by...
Elkader_IA
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Mar 25th, 2011
Editor’s note: The Hopkinton incident illustrates the danger, not of a specific breed, but of dogs that are constantly penned, unsocialized, and...
Beatrice_NE_-_road_sign
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Mar 25th, 2011
Editor’s note: A breed-specific ordinance, whether an outright ban or breed-specific restrictions like Beatrice is considering, is still ineffective, unenforceable, and unconstitutional. ...
Illinois_seal2
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Mar 18th, 2011
All Illinoisans with a dog should know by now that Rep. John Bradley’s HB 1080, if passed, would allow breed-specific legislation —...
Illinois_flag
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Mar 11th, 2011
March 18, 2011 update: HB 1166 has been kicked back down to the Rules Committee.  Let’s hope it stays there. March 11,...
British_flag
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Mar 11th, 2011
Editor’s note: The UK has had a breed-specific ban instituted since 1991.  I think 20 years of impotent breed-specific legislation is quite...
Midwest_City_OK
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Mar 10th, 2011
Editor’s note: See?  Municipalities who pass these breed-specific ordinances have no idea how to enforce them because “pit bull” is not a...
Illinois_seal2
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Mar 7th, 2011
March 18, 2011 update: According to HB 1080’s status page, HB 1080 has been kicked back down to the Rules Committee where...
Hopkinton_IA
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Mar 7th, 2011
Editor’s note: Fatal dog maulings almost always have mitigating factors — like the dog being sick, unaltered, abused, unsocialized, or some combination...