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Jan-15-2014 10:36printcomments

Proposed Pit Bull Ban in Oregon Sparks Outrage

Many cities in the U.S. have banned pit bulls or enacted sterilization or muzzle laws.

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(MEDFORD, OR) - Tyler Woodard, a resident of Medford, OR and owner of a pit bull named Smokey, was outraged when he learned of the City Council’s solution for recent dog attacks in the area: a proposition that would ban pit bulls or require their sterilization. He started a petition on Care2 that has gathered nearly 5,000 supporters.

“It's not pit bulls as a breed who are the problem, but their owners,” wrote Woodard, who has owned Smokey for five years. “Dog owners whose animals act aggressively towards other animals must face stricter penalties. A ban on pit bulls unfairly discriminates against them.”

VIEW THE PETITION HERE: http://www.care2.com/go/z/pitbullban

Many cities in the U.S. have banned pit bulls or enacted sterilization or muzzle laws. Some cities have banned pit bulls and other dog breeds deemed dangerous from playing or walking in city parks. Rental companies, apartment complexes, and housing associations have also implemented breed-specific bans throughout the U.S.

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Amanda Leduc January 16, 2014 10:26 am (Pacific time)

Oh now you know this got my attention!

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