1. Announcement:
    Forum Rules, Please Read Before Posting.
    Shon ‎(Administrator)
+ Post New Thread
Page 1 of 99 1 2 3 11 51 ... LastLast
Threads 1 to 30 of 2942

Forum: Laws & Legislation

Stories, petitions, updates and strategies for the fight against BSL

Sub-Forums Last Post

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

    Forum Actions:

    Forum Statistics:

    • Threads: 72
    • Posts: 220
  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 11:17 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 40
    • Views: 25,459
    12-08-2014, 06:01 PM 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 07:50 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 4,231
    02-07-2008, 07:19 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 07:38 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 5,810
    01-26-2006, 08:21 AM Go to last post
  1. Rhode Island bill would allow towns to reinstate breed discriminatory laws

    Officials in Pawtucket, Rhode Island are once again trying to make it so they are allowed to retain their breed ban. The ban was nullified by the recently passed state law prohibiting breed discriminatory laws. *When the state law was passed, officials claimed the law did not nullify existing...

    Started by StopBSL.com‎, Yesterday 07:30 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 27
    Yesterday, 07:30 PM Go to last post
  2. FL: Why Stop at Pit Bulls? Miami-Dade Must Ban Yorkies

    Why Stop at Pit Bulls? Miami-Dade Must Ban Yorkies By Kyle Munzenrieder Thu., Feb. 12 2015 at 8:30 AM Miami-Dade County has banned residents from owning pit bulls for more than 25 years, and voters reaffirmed the ban in 2012 with an overwhelming 63 percent vote. Despite controversy...

    Started by Vicki‎, 02-12-2015 04:48 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 273
    02-12-2015, 04:48 PM Go to last post
  3. Pits in Germany?

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

    Started by pohl78‎, 04-10-2014 10:06 AM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 1,402
    02-11-2015, 01:41 PM Go to last post
  4. 2014 Year in Review

    It is time to take a look back at 2014, and what the year has brought us in the world of breed discriminatory laws. *2013 was a good year, but pales in comparison to what happened this year. Below is a list of passages, repeals and rejections of breed discriminatory laws, as well as some notable...

    Started by StopBSL.com‎, 01-27-2015 04:11 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 233
    01-27-2015, 04:11 PM Go to last post
  5. Roeland Park, KS repeals breed ban

    Last night officials in Roeland Park, Kansas, ended a months long debate on their “pit bull” ban by voting to repeal the ordinance. The vote was 6-2 in favor of repeal. The discussion has been a long one, with many months of debate. *The law, which was enacted in the late 80*s, had not been...

    Started by StopBSL.com‎, 01-27-2015 10:40 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 127
    01-27-2015, 10:40 AM Go to last post
  6. Potential statewide BSL-Mississippi

    A state level alert is being issued for the state of Mississippi. Best Friends Animal Society has discovered that a bill, House Bill 1261, has been introduced that would target dogs resembling pit bulls, including in the definition, American Bulldogs. The language of the bill: “BE IT...

    Started by StopBSL.com‎, 01-25-2015 03:50 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 113
    01-25-2015, 03:50 PM Go to last post
  7. OK: Oklahoma dog man

    Is there a b.s.l in oklahoma

    Started by bill bixler‎, 01-15-2015 09:58 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 290
    01-19-2015, 07:38 PM Go to last post
  8. OH: Another Ohio City Fights A Potential Pit Bull Ban

    Posted: December 31, 2014 Another Ohio City Fights A Potential Pit Bull Ban, Despite A Court Ruling Striking Down A Similar Ruling Despite many pit bull bans and Breed Specific Legislation being repealed, other bans or seemingly restrictive ordinances are cropping up. A Washington state...

    Started by Vicki‎, 01-02-2015 04:28 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 308
    01-02-2015, 04:28 PM Go to last post
  9. MD: The human problem of dog aggression

    Posted: Friday, January 2, 2015 3:30 am By SUSAN SARUBIN While we have not heard from Ellicott McConnell in nearly five months on the unsuitability of dogs identified as pit bulls as family pets, he could not let sleeping dogs lie. Promised as “My final comments on pit bulls and suitability” in...

    Started by Vicki‎, 01-02-2015 03:55 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 179
    01-02-2015, 03:55 PM Go to last post
  10. UT: New Utah laws involving pit bulls & uninsured drivers now in effect

    New Utah laws involving pit bulls & uninsured drivers now in effect Published: Thursday, Jan. 1 2015 4:50 p.m. MST SALT LAKE CITY — Of all the dogs in Utah, Pansy is one of the luckiest. She was given a second chance at life after being adopted from a shelter, and now, she can live in...

    Started by Vicki‎, 01-02-2015 03:45 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 172
    01-02-2015, 03:45 PM Go to last post
  11. Moreauville, LA repeals breed ban; Implements state law

    After a dramatic couple of weeks, the Moreauville, LA, board voted, on December 1st, to unanimously repeal the recently passed breed ban that targeted “pit bulls” and Rottweilers. At this meeting, the entire dangerous dog ordinance was repealed, not just the breed based portion. *The only thing...

    Started by StopBSL.com‎, 12-09-2014 04:51 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 243
    12-09-2014, 04:51 PM Go to last post
  12. Salina, Kansas, family fights for their dogs

    A single working mother in Salina, Kansas, is in trouble with the city after her two dogs got escaped the yard and were picked up by animal control. Jo Ann Morgan has two dogs that officials claim fall under the breed ban that Salina maintains. *Morgan stated that she sees “pit bulls” everyday...

    Started by StopBSL.com‎, 12-07-2014 10:00 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 144
    12-07-2014, 10:00 PM Go to last post
  13. Moreauville, LA, update: Officials pledge to suspend enforcement of ban

    When the small town of Moreauville, LA, enacted a breed discriminatory law targeting “pit bulls” and Rottweilers, it was a quiet affair. *The law, passed on October 13th, didn*t garner so much as a blip online. When officials sent a letter to residents demanding they remove their dogs by the...

    Started by StopBSL.com‎, 11-24-2014 10:30 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 229
    11-26-2014, 09:05 PM Go to last post
  14. OH: Wauseon moves to delete vicious label on ‘pit bulls’

    Published: Sunday, 11/23/2014 - Updated: 19 seconds ago FULTON COUNTY Wauseon moves to delete vicious label on ‘pit bulls’ Proposal in line with state law BY ALEXANDRA MESTER BLADE STAFF WRITER WAUSEON — A Fulton County community is taking steps to remove breed-specific language from its...

    Started by Vicki‎, 11-23-2014 03:49 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 207
    11-23-2014, 03:49 PM Go to last post
  15. Moreauville, LA, p$#@! breed ban: Demands all current dogs be removed

    On October 13th the small town of Moreauville, Louisiana, passed a ban on pit bull type dogs and Rottweilers. The city has a little over 900 residents and no online presence. Officials claim that they passed the ban at the request of *several residents. *These residents approached the...

    Started by StopBSL.com‎, 11-21-2014 11:20 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 309
    11-21-2014, 11:20 PM Go to last post
  16. Camdenton, Missouri may head to lawsuit over breed ban

    The city of Camdenton, Missouri, heard a request to review their long-standing pit bull ban yesterday at the board meeting, along with a request to dismiss a citation for violation of the ban. *The request was made by Misty Brown, a woman who bought a house in town 2 weeks before she was told her...

    Started by StopBSL.com‎, 11-20-2014 10:50 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 190
    11-20-2014, 10:50 AM Go to last post
  17. Pawtucket Rhode Island loses battle to keep ban

    When Rhode Island legislators passed a law that prohibits municipalities from enacting any breed discriminatory laws, Pawtucket officials balked. *They claimed that the law only addressed future laws, and did not apply to them because Pawtucket*s breed ban was in effect before the passage of the...

    Started by StopBSL.com‎, 11-18-2014 06:10 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 145
    11-18-2014, 06:10 PM Go to last post
  18. Spring Hill, Kansas, repeals breed ban

    Spring Hill Kansas has repealed their ban on “pit bull dogs.” The old law, which was passed in 2008, defined a pit bull dog as follows: Any pit bull dog. *(1) “Pit bull dog” means: a. The bull terrier breed of dog; b. The Staffordshire bull terrier breed of dog; c. The American pit bull...

    Started by StopBSL.com‎, 11-18-2014 04:10 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 118
    11-18-2014, 04:10 PM Go to last post
  19. Hallsville, MO, repeals breed ban

    Hallsville, Missouri had a ban on “pit bulls” for over 20 years. *Passed in 1989, the ban was instituted after there were some “aggressive” pit bulls in the community, according to Mayor*Cheri Reish. On November 10th, the board of aldermen voted unanimously to repeal the long-standing ban. *The...

    Started by StopBSL.com‎, 11-17-2014 11:10 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 109
    11-17-2014, 11:10 AM Go to last post
  20. 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 02:05 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 420
    11-11-2014, 07:46 PM Go to last post
  21. Aurora, Colorado: The good, the bad and the silver lining

    November 4th, a ballot measure in Aurora, Colorado that would have repealed the ban on dogs who are over 50% “pit bull” failed to pass. On the surface, this seems to be a disheartening loss. *A lot of hard work was put into educating*the public about the ban on a shoe string budget, and hopes...

    Started by StopBSL.com‎, 11-06-2014 11:10 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 203
    11-06-2014, 11:10 AM Go to last post
  22. 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 12:20 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 163
    10-14-2014, 12:20 PM Go to last post
  23. 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 06:20 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 326
    10-09-2014, 06:20 PM Go to last post
  24. 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 04:09 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,176
    06-25-2014, 03:47 PM Go to last post
  25. 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 01:10 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 184
    06-23-2014, 01:10 PM Go to last post
  26. 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 03:40 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 446
    06-13-2014, 10:13 PM Go to last post
  27. 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 10:50 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 284
    05-28-2014, 10:50 PM Go to last post
  28. 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 09:32 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 705
    05-26-2014, 04:22 PM Go to last post
  29. 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 05:30 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 231
    05-12-2014, 05:30 PM Go to last post
  30. 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 06:00 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 987
    05-08-2014, 08:45 PM Go to last post

Thread Display Options

Use this control to limit the display of threads to those newer than the specified time frame.

Allows you to choose the data by which the thread list will be sorted.

Order threads in...

Note: when sorting by date, 'descending order' will show the newest results first.

Icon Legend

Contains unread posts
Contains unread posts
Contains no unread posts
Contains no unread posts
More than 40 replies or 400 views
Hot thread with unread posts
More than 40 replies or 400 views
Hot thread with no unread posts
Closed Thread
Thread is closed
Thread Contains a Message Written By You
You have posted in this thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts