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Activists help defeat pit bull ordinance in NJ
« on: May 14, 2010, 02:42:47 PM »
Activists help defeat pit bull ordinance in NJ
May 14, 2010

GARFIELD, N.J. (AP) An ordinance placing restrictions on pit bulls has been tabled in one New Jersey city, where officials got a taste of just how organized the pro-pit bull lobby has become.

Mayor Frank Calandriello of Garfield tells The Herald News of Woodland Park that he received more phone calls and letters opposing the ordinance from dog owners across the country than he's ever received on any issue.

Pit bull-specific laws are already on the books in many states and cities, requiring the dogs be muzzled in public or that owners carry special insurance.

Supporters of such measures say they are needed because the breed is responsible for the majority of dog attacks on people and animals.

Opponents say breed-specific rules violate owner's constitutional rights.


Information from: The Record of Bergen County, http://www.northjersey.com
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Re: Activists help defeat pit bull ordinance in NJ
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2010, 02:45:01 PM »
Glad it was defeated :thumbsup:
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Re: Activists help defeat pit bull ordinance in NJ
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2010, 02:53:10 PM »
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« Reply #3 on: May 14, 2010, 03:08:27 PM »
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Re: Activists help defeat pit bull ordinance in NJ
« Reply #4 on: May 14, 2010, 03:18:09 PM »
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