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  1. Laws and legislation which places limitations on ownership of pit bull dogs

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  1. Important Thread Important: What to do when Animal Control Comes Knocking

    WHAT TO DO WHEN ANIMAL CONTROL COMES KNOCKING by George J. Eigenhauser Jr. (he is an attorney at law licensed in the State of California since 1979 and practices in the areas of civil litigation and estate planning) ANTI-DOG ENFORCEMENT - What Every Dog Owner Needs to Know

    Started by Tiara‎, 03-06-2007 10:17 AM
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    10-17-2013, 01:00 AM Go to last post
  2. Important Thread Important: Proposed animal abuse legislation at federal, state levels

    France -- Animal advocates hope dogfighting and puppy mill scandals will breed tougher animal abuse laws. Here is a look at legislation already proposed: Virginia: A bill was filed to add organized dogfighting as a qualifying offense under the state's racketeering law, which would mean tougher...

    Started by Marty‎, 12-30-2007 06:50 PM
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    02-07-2008, 06:19 AM Go to last post
  3. Important Thread Important: American Canine Foundation, putting their money where their mouth is

    Why do I not hear more about this group? They are spearheading the legal fight in Denver. They are spearheading the legal fight in Lanett, Al. They have been providing legal help for bully owners across the nation and yet I hear so little about a group that is doing more than just yelling out loud...

    Started by GaDog‎, 07-15-2005 06:38 AM
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    01-26-2006, 07:21 AM Go to last post
  1. CO: Aurora's pit bull vote could have national implications

    Aurora's pit bull vote could have national implications KRISTEN WYATT Associated Press 2:27 PM, Oct 18, 2014 ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Sharee Talbot wants her dog back. For now, though, she has to drive out of town to visit Buddy because the two-year-old pit bull isn't allowed in her hometown of...

    Started by Vicki‎, 10-19-2014 01:05 PM
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    10-19-2014, 01:05 PM Go to last post
  2. Enumclaw, WA, keeps breed ban in place

    At last nights meeting in Enumclaw, Washington, officials voted to keep the current breed ban in place. The meeting drew a great number of commenters, some from both sides of the issue, but as we have seen before, the commenters for repealing the ban, out weighed those for keeping. *There was a...

    Started by StopBSL.com‎, 10-14-2014 11:20 AM
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    10-14-2014, 11:20 AM Go to last post
  3. Enumclaw, Washington, considers repeal of breed ban

    A change to the*Enumclaw, WA, ordinance that bans “pit bulls” is working its way through the city council. The first vote of the repeal was passed on September 22nd, with only one dissenting vote. *The second and final reading of the repeal is set to be heard on October 13th. The current...

    Started by StopBSL.com‎, 10-09-2014 05:20 PM
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    10-09-2014, 05:20 PM Go to last post
  4. Exclamation Public vs. Time Magazine's "Anti-Pitbull" article: Petition kickoff!

    First thing first: yes I signed up just to post this petition. I hope this is the right place, because I am asking you to sign a petition that would ask TIME to take down their poorly researched, NOT fact checked, and biased article, "The Problem With Pitbulls". I'm sure many of heard of this...

    Started by Fervious‎, 06-24-2014 03:09 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    06-25-2014, 02:47 PM Go to last post
  5. Missouri Valley Iowa to consider repeal of breed ban

    Missouri Valley, Iowa, currently has a breed ban in place. *Officials are looking into the possibility of repealing their ban and enacting restrictions instead. Last month, a resident had his dog confiscated under the ordinance.* The dog in question was moved to an out-of-state location and is...

    Started by StopBSL.com‎, 06-23-2014 12:10 PM
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    06-23-2014, 12:10 PM Go to last post
  6. Jurupa Valley CA rejects breed based spay/neuter law

    At their last meeting, officials in Jurupa Valley, California, decided against a proposal that would require the pediatric mandatory sterilization of dogs deemed to be pit bulls. The proposal was brought forward by Councilman*Micheal Goodland. *Goodland made it very clear that this was not about...

    Started by StopBSL.com‎, 06-12-2014 02:40 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    06-13-2014, 09:13 PM Go to last post
  7. South Bend Indiana unanimously repeals breed discriminatory law

    After much hard work, officials in South Bend, Indiana, have voted on the new animal control ordinance that includes the repeal of the long-standing breed discriminatory law. *They voted unanimously to pass the new law and repeal the outdated breed discriminatory law. Passed in*1987, the law...

    Started by StopBSL.com‎, 05-28-2014 09:50 PM
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    05-28-2014, 09:50 PM Go to last post
  8. Mexico City p$#@! extreme laws

    Mexico City P$#@! Controversial Dog Control Law : News : Headlines Global News this seems crazy. I wonder if they will be able to enforce this. G-D people in Mexico City - what will this mean to you?

    Started by F.D.‎, 05-19-2014 08:32 PM
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    05-26-2014, 03:22 PM Go to last post
  9. Pits in Germany?

    Hello, are any Germans here, who have a Pitbull ?

    Started by pohl78‎, 04-10-2014 09:06 AM
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    05-23-2014, 03:58 PM Go to last post
  10. Jurupa Valley California first reading of breed discriminatory spay/neuter

    This Thursday, officials in Jurupa Vally, California will hold the first reading of a breed discriminatory mandatory spay/neuter law. The move follows the passage of the county-wide measure which was passed recently in Riverside County, California. While there are not a lot of details at...

    Started by StopBSL.com‎, 05-12-2014 04:30 PM
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    05-12-2014, 04:30 PM Go to last post
  11. League City, Texas officials talk about breed discriminatory law

    City officials in League City, Texas, have begun to talk about instituting a breed discriminatory law. Following an attack by a dog identified as a pit bull, city officials are looking at restrictions for “pit bulls.” A toddler and mother were watching the mother*s boyfriends dog when the...

    Started by StopBSL.com‎, 04-24-2014 05:00 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 735
    05-08-2014, 07:45 PM Go to last post
  12. Exclamation Attending a dog fight now a federal felony.

    Q IT'S NOW A FEDERAL CRIME FOR YOU TO ATTEND A DOG FIGHT One piece of good news from the oft-criticized farm bill Feb 10 by Dain Fitzgerald Staff Writer f t M "At the first sign of a raid many will blend into the crowd and claim to be spectators to avoid prosecution" • blog.ctnews.com...

    Started by AGK‎, 02-14-2014 11:45 PM
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    04-10-2014, 01:54 PM Go to last post
  13. CT: Chimp victim sues state

    This lady was seriously injured by another person's chimp. Now she wants to sue the state. Connecticut chimp attack victim seeks right to sue state - Yahoo News

    Started by F.D.‎, 03-21-2014 05:11 PM
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    03-24-2014, 06:45 PM Go to last post
  14. Lake Elsinore California p$#@! breed discriminatory spay/neuter law

    Officials in Lake Elsinore, California, passed a breed discriminatory mandatory spay/neuter law at their meeting last night. Citing high shelter populations of the targeted population of dogs, officials claimed the need for such a measure. It is no coincidence that … Continue reading → More from...

    Started by StopBSL.com‎, 03-12-2014 02:32 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    03-21-2014, 08:15 PM Go to last post
  15. Medford Oregon officials reject breed discriminatory law

    Medford, Oregon, officials have rejected the idea of a breed discriminatory law. The idea was initially raised by Councilor Karen Blair after a complaint of dog on dog attack in the city. Councilor Blair had made some ill-informed statements to the media in support of a law that would have...

    Started by StopBSL.com‎, 03-13-2014 04:21 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    03-21-2014, 07:00 PM Go to last post
  16. Rhode Island HB 7630 to allow Warwick to enact breed discriminatory law set for heari

    Rhode Island HB 7630 has been scheduled for a date to be heard by the first committee. *The House Committee on Municipal Government is set to hear the bill on March 20th. The bill would allow the city of Warwick to re-institute their breed discriminatory mandatory spay/neuter law. *The old...

    Started by StopBSL.com‎, 03-16-2014 09:40 PM
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    03-16-2014, 09:40 PM Go to last post
  17. Maple Ridge, BC, Canada: BSL proposed

    MEETING REMINDER: Today a City Council Workshop focusing on proposed breed specific legislation will take place at City Hall in the Blaney Room, 9:00 a.m. UPDATE: Owners protest breed-specific bylaw in Maple Ridge By Robert Mangelsdorf * Maple Ridge News … Continue reading → More from...

    Started by StopBSL.com‎, 10-15-2012 10:00 AM
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    03-13-2014, 12:56 AM Go to last post
  18. Rhode Island HB 7630 would allow a single town to enact a breed discriminatory law

    A bill has been introduced in the Rhode Island state legislature that would amend the current state law that prohibits breed discriminatory laws. The bill was introduced to allow the city of Warwick to enact a breed discriminatory spay/neuter law. … Continue reading → More from StopBSL.com...

    Started by StopBSL.com‎, 03-07-2014 04:00 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    03-07-2014, 04:00 PM Go to last post
  19. New Jersey S 1310 would end breed discrimination by insurance companies

    A bill has been introduced in the New Jersey legislature that would end discriminatory practices by insurance companies in New Jersey. S 1310 has been referred to the Senate Commerce Committee. There are several different aspects to this bill. First, … Continue reading → More from StopBSL.com...

    Started by StopBSL.com‎, 03-05-2014 02:20 AM
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    03-05-2014, 02:20 AM Go to last post
  20. South Dakota bill end prohibit breed discriminatory laws on the state level goes to t

    The South Dakota bill to prohibit breed discriminatory laws in the state, SB 75, passed the full House. The vote was 41-28, for the bill. *SB 75 now moves to the Governor*s desk. *The Governor can either sign the bill … Continue reading → More from StopBSL.com...

    Started by StopBSL.com‎, 03-05-2014 12:20 AM
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    03-05-2014, 12:20 AM Go to last post
  21. Missouri HB 1116 to prohibit breed discrimination on the state level p$#@! committee

    A bill in Missouri that would prohibit municipalities from enacting breed discriminatory laws has been heard by the House judiciary Committee. HB 1116 is very simple. *The bill seeks to add an amendment to the current state code that reads: … Continue reading → More from StopBSL.com...

    Started by StopBSL.com‎, 02-27-2014 02:20 PM
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    02-27-2014, 02:20 PM Go to last post
  22. Georgia state level concerns

    Georgia state level concerns Posted on February 27, 2014 by krisdiaz9 | Leave a comment The issue of Georgia and what is happening there has been very much the topic of conversation recently. At this point in time, there is no chance of a breed discriminatory law being introduced on the...

    Started by StopBSL.com‎, 02-27-2014 05:00 AM
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    02-27-2014, 05:00 AM Go to last post
  23. Maryland HB 422 hearing overview

    The House Judiciary Committee met to hear HB 422, a bill that would prevent breed discriminatory laws on the state level. According to the bills sponsor, the bill was submitted due to the Solesky*decision.* *The bill, which if it remains … Continue reading → More from StopBSL.com...

    Started by StopBSL.com‎, 02-27-2014 12:30 AM
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    02-27-2014, 12:30 AM Go to last post
  24. Albany Georgia tables breed discriminatory ordinance

    Following the first vote, in which a strict breed discriminatory law was passed in Albany Georgia, support from officials began to wane. If the proposal had been passed unanimously, officials could have waived the second reading and passed the proposal … Continue reading → More from...

    Started by StopBSL.com‎, 02-26-2014 10:20 PM
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    02-26-2014, 10:20 PM Go to last post
  25. An Urgent Message from Aurora Colorado

    There is no doubt that demonstrations can be an effective tool in certain situations. This is not one of those times. *The following has been reprinted with permission from ColoRADogs regarding tonights meeting in Aurora Colorado. “We’re not demonstrating and … Continue reading → More from...

    Started by StopBSL.com‎, 02-24-2014 02:20 PM
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    02-24-2014, 02:20 PM Go to last post
  26. GA: Metro Atlanta woman rallying for Ga. pit bull ban

    ATLANTA (AP) — A metro Atlanta woman hopes to persuade Georgia lawmakers to ban pit bulls from the state. WSB-TV reports (Mother plans rally at Georgia Capitol to ban pit bulls | www.wsbtv.com ) Angela Rutledge of Fulton County became active after her 2-year-old son was mauled to death by her...

    Started by Vicki‎, 02-19-2014 10:52 AM
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    02-22-2014, 06:04 PM Go to last post
  27. Maryland HB 422 would prohibit breed discriminatory laws on the state level

    A bill that has been introduced in Maryland that would prohibit breed discriminatory laws on the state level is being heard by the House Judiciary Committee today. The catalyst for this bill is likely the situation with the Maryland court … Continue reading → More from StopBSL.com...

    Started by StopBSL.com‎, 02-20-2014 02:00 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    02-21-2014, 11:13 PM Go to last post
  28. Medford Oregon public meeting to discuss possible breed discriminatory law

    The city of Medford Oregon is discussing the possibility of a breed discriminatory ordinance. Councilor Karen Blair said recent attacks by dangerous dogs against other dogs prompted her to ask the city for more information about the issue. In a … Continue reading → More from StopBSL.com...

    Started by StopBSL.com‎, 02-13-2014 08:10 AM
    • Replies: 0
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    02-13-2014, 08:10 AM Go to last post
  29. Aurora Colorado repeal needs help now

    A potential repeal of Aurora Colorado*s breed ban has been moved onto the next step by the council. The repeal, which is backed by Renie Peterson, passed the first step in the process, when it was sent to study by … Continue reading → More from StopBSL.com...

    Started by StopBSL.com‎, 02-11-2014 01:10 AM
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    • Views: 173
    02-11-2014, 01:10 AM Go to last post
  30. What happened in Pasadena CA and what comes next

    For some time Pasadena has been discussing mandatory spay/neuter. A proposal that applied to all dogs was being discussed but was tabled for study after some opposition. *Before the breed neutral proposal could be brought forward, one particular councilman, Steve … Continue reading → More from...

    Started by StopBSL.com‎, 02-06-2014 12:20 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 268
    02-06-2014, 12:20 AM Go to last post

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