Bless the Bullys

I was contacted by a resident of El Dorado, Kansas with news that her city commissioners have agreed to entertain discussions on repealing the city’s pit bull ban.  She asked for support in encouraging her city leaders to replace their breed specific ordinance with a law that deems dogs dangerous based on their behavior, and targets irresponsible and negligent owners whose create problem dogs in a community.

I spoke with the City Manager’s assistant this morning, and she confirmed that  commissioners agreed to take up the issue at Monday’s council meeting.  While an actual date hasn’t been selected, she advised the first step would be a work session that will take place in March.  Work sessions are open to the public, but there is not a time set aside for public comment, and no vote will be taken.  Instead, the sessions are geared toward collecting, distributing and discussing information that will help…

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