In 2011, the following communities proposed and REJECTED breed specific ordinances because ordinary people like you and me took a stand against them.
I have a minor correction to the Canadian “death by dog” statistics that I quoted in my letter to the Toronto Star. The actual numbers are very similar, but I feel I should give you the exact statistics instead of my prior guesses.
Thomas Walkom was outspoken against the Ontario ban in 2004 and 2005 and was one of the voices of reason in the media at the time. It’s nice to see he’s still speaking out. Thanks, Thomas.
Discouraging news from Florida today. Looks like SB (Senate Bill) 1322,which would have repealed the Miami-Dade breed ban, has been stalled and perhaps even killed at the subcommittee level.
A satirical look at the Toronto Star’s “pit bulls are dangerous” editorial.
So let’s see how much airplay/newsprint this story gets, since the attacking dog clearly can’t be reported as a “pit bull”.
Bet that got your attention! That’s the headline of a February 26 Toronto Star editorial to which I respond here.
The Mount Clemens City Commission voted 5-1 Monday night to remove language targeting pit bulls from a dangerous animal ordinance.
Here is a list of every Ontario MPP and how they voted at the second reading of Bill 16 (including those who didn’t vote).
Great news! Bill 16 passed its second reading today in the Ontario Legislature!