Tag: Pit Bull Ban

  • Yakima, Washington Will Consider Pit Bull Ban Repeal

    Yakima, Washington Will Consider Pit Bull Ban Repeal

    After months of lobbying by animal advocates, the Yakima, Washington City Council will, on Tuesday, November 12, 2013, hold a study session to consider repealing Yakima’s 26-year-old pit bull ban.   In lieu of the long-standing breed-specific legislation (BSL), it is hoped that Yakima will consider a dangerous dog (owner) law instead.   Yakima has, […]

  • The BSL “gods” in Boston and Pawtucket Giveth and Taketh Away BSL

    The BSL “gods” in Boston and Pawtucket Giveth and Taketh Away BSL

    Do you ever get the feeling like the powers-that-be behind breed-specific legislation (BSL) play god and giveth and taketh BSL away?   For instance, I wonder if people in Rhode Island and Massachusetts are wondering if their respective states passed legislation prohibiting BSL only long enough to supposedly “prove” that municipalities within that state supposedly […]

  • Greenville Mississippi Keeps Existing BSL; Tables Proposed “Pit Bull” Ban

    Greenville Mississippi Keeps Existing BSL; Tables Proposed “Pit Bull” Ban

    As we reported in a prior post, the Greenville Mississippi City Council considered a rushed proposal to ban “pit bulls” on Tuesday, July 23, 2013.   The council ultimately voted to table the “pit bull” ban proposal.   Greenville’s existing breed-specific legislation (BSL), however, remains in place.   The proposed ban was reportedly met with […]

  • Dover, Arkansas Moving Forward with “Pit Bull” Ban

    Dover, Arkansas Moving Forward with “Pit Bull” Ban

    The Dover, Arkansas City Council is moving ahead with their breed-specific ordinance proposal to ban all “breeds” of “pit bull” at their next meeting August 6 at Dover City Hall, 6 p.m.   As noted in a prior post about Dover’s BSL proposal, Dovers pit bull ban would include American Pit Bull Terriers, Staffordshire Bull […]