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Pit Bull Ban

Pit Bull Lovers: Think Before You Click

Chris White | Posted 10.20.2015 | Green
Chris White

You are hurting the very cause you're trying to help each and every time you click and comment. You are feeding the anti-pit bull machine.

Arin Greenwood

How Fun And Games Literally Saved These At-Risk Pit Bulls' Lives | Arin Greenwood | Posted 05.12.2015 | Good News

Five of the nicest dogs Kristen Auerbach ever met came to her Northern Virginia shelter last week. They're all pit bulls. And they'd been selected...

Arin Greenwood

Here's A Map Of Where Your Pit Bull Isn't Welcome | Arin Greenwood | Posted 05.07.2015 | Green

Here it is, laid out in blue and orange: A map of all the places in this country where folks with pit bulls are best to avoid. This is a screensh...

Family Fights To Save Beloved Pit Bull After Town Bans 'Vicious Dogs'

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 12.04.2014 | Green

O’Hara Owens' beloved pit bull, Zeus, is hardly the “vicious” animal her hometown has branded him. Instead, he’s her indispensable companion, ...

Animal Advocates Vow To Keep Fighting After Aurora Votes To Maintain Pit Bull Ban

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 11.05.2014 | Green

Voters in Aurora, Colorado, on Tuesday elected to keep their city's 9-year-old ban on pit bulls. The final tally showed 54,809 residents voted to ...

7 Facts About Aurora, Colorado's Breed Ban Before Tuesday's Vote

Brent Toellner | Posted 01.03.2015 | Denver
Brent Toellner

Tuesday, voters in Aurora, Colorado will have the opportunity to repeal the city's 9-year-old breed ban. The city has discussed the potential repeal multiple times since the law's inception and finally decided to take the repeal idea to the voters.

These States Have Taken A Stand Against Breed-Specific Legislation

Posted 02.27.2014 | Green

Breed-specific legislation, or the laws in hundreds of U.S. cities targeting dogs that appear to be "dangerous breeds," doesn't reduce dog bites. It i...

Huge Win For Maryland Pit Bull Advocates

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 10.07.2013 | Green

Pit bull advocates won a big victory in Maryland last week, when a county with a breed ban was ordered to return a disabled woman's service dog. B...

Christiana Lilly

LOOK: Aspiring Therapy Dog Slater Aims To Prove Officials Wrong | Christiana Lilly | Posted 08.06.2012 | Miami

Slater is an aspiring therapy dog, and so far he's rocking his program. With Humane K9, Inc. trainer Marni Bellavia, the 2-year-old pup has practic...

Dog Breed Legislation Is Inherently Dangerous

Lisa LaFontaine | Posted 07.30.2012 | DC
Lisa LaFontaine

Leaders throughout Maryland are grasping the ineffectiveness of the Court's ruling on pit bulls. It's tremendously difficult to determine if a dog is a pit bull or cross bred, and discrimination against dogs based on appearance is wrong.

Tricky Commissioners: Pit Bull Ban May Get County-Wide Vote

Posted 04.16.2012 | Miami

Elected supporters of Miami-Dade's long-time ban on pit bulls appear to have found a way to stop a state bill that would end the county's breed-specif...

Iowa Town Pit Bull Ban Leaves Retired Cop Without Service Dog

Posted 12.27.2011 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's John Platt: Retired and disabled police officer Jim Sak knows that the law often looks at issues in terms of black and...

Will Sonoma Ban Pit Bulls?

Sonoma, CA Patch | 12:45am | Posted 10.17.2011 | San Francisco

Could a Pit Bull ban be on Sonoma's horizon? Sonoma Mayor Pro Tem Joanne Sanders spoke out at Monday night's council meeting after hearing about th...

Should Pit Bulls Be Banned?

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Should pit bulls be banned in Texas? The question has sparked an enormous debate that ultimately brings us to the age old question of "nature vs. nurt...

Denver City Council Discusses Ending Pit Bull Ban

The Denver Daily News | Peter Marcus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A City Council member is working on an ordinance change that would allow pit bulls in Denver. But repealing the city's 20-year-old ban on pit bulls w...