Elkhart, Indiana Considers Restrictions for “Pit Bulls” Including Possibly a Ban
From WSBT channel 2:
A dog attack is prompting Elkhart City leaders to consider increasing requirements and possibly even banning pit bulls…It happened as the city was already looking to tighten its animal control ordinance.
…For the last couple months, Elkhart city leaders have been looking to upgrade the current animal control ordinance, especially with pit bulls. City Council President Rod Roberson says the recent pit bull attack increases the urgency for that.
…He says [the new law] could include everything from requiring licensing, shots and registration for pit bulls, and maybe even insurance, and also looking into the possibility of a ban for such animals in the city.
“There are many municipalities that have a law against the breeds themselves, with a grandfather clause for those owners who are responsible who have them right now,” Roberson explained.
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Please contact the Elkhart Common Council here and politely inform them that BSL has long been known to be failed policy as evidenced by the fact that countries like the Netherlands and Italy are repealing their BSL.