Tag: breed ban

  • Yakima, WA Pit Bull Ban Study Session: It’s Complicated

    Yakima, WA Pit Bull Ban Study Session: It’s Complicated

    The Yakima, Washington City Council met Tuesday, November 12, 2013, for a study session.   Under consideration was whether to repeal Yakima’s 26-year old breed-specific legislation (BSL), a pit bull ban, or whether to simply tweak it or leave it as is.     While  Yakima’s Code Administration Manager Joe Caruso staunchly supported leaving Yakima’s […]

  • Parker, Florida Needs an Enforced Leash Law, Not BSL!

    Parker, Florida Needs an Enforced Leash Law, Not BSL!

    After a so-called “pit bull” attack has occurred in a city, citizens and often elected officials alike are quick to knee-jerk and request or even demand a breed ban or some other form of breed-specific legislation (BSL).   For instance, after a dog, Annie, was attacked in her backyard by two so-called “pit bulls” (though […]