Busy week ahead for the fight against breed discrimination

Several areas will be discussing breed specific ordinances this week. If you are in or near one of these cities, please make every attempt to attend the upcoming council meeting to show unified opposition to breed specific legislation. (If you are on the FightBSL yahoo list, all these meetings are noted in our group calendar.)

Specific information for each area can be found in the alert link provided with each city.

Of important note, voters in Miami/Dade County have the opportunity to make history and vote out the 23-year-old pit bull ban on Tuesday. If you are a registered voter, PLEASE make your voice heard and vote “yes” on #500, and end breed discrimination in Miami/Dade County!

Monday, August 13, 2012

Caledonia, MN – 6:00 p.m.
Despite state law that prohibits municipalities from passing breed specific ordinances, certain city officials are still pushing for a breed ban. This issue may or may not be on the agenda, but it is extremely important to attend all council meetings anytime BSL is on the table.
http://blessthebullys.wordpress.com/2012/07/31/caledonia-mn-city-officials-still-pushing-for-bsl/

Town and Country, MO – 6:00 p.m.
Vote to repeal breed specific ordinance
http://blessthebullys.wordpress.com/2012/07/25/town-and-country-mo-passed-1st-vote-to-repeal-bsl/

Cridersville, OH – 7:00 p.m.
Keeping of animals ordinance (breed specific)
http://blessthebullys.wordpress.com/2012/08/08/cridersville-ohio-keeping-of-animals-ordinance-first-reading-813/

Earlham, IA – 7:00 p.m.
Vote (and possible waiving of additional votes) on breed specific ordinance
http://blessthebullys.wordpress.com/2012/07/10/bsl-alert-earlham-iowa/

Ramona, KS – 7:00 p.m.
Resident to ask council for pit bull ban.
http://blessthebullys.wordpress.com/2012/08/09/ramona-ks-resident-wants-pit-bulls-banned/

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Miami/Dade County (All Day)
Ballot initiative to repeal pit bull ban. PLEASE VOTE “YES” ON #500!

York County, SC – 6:00 p.m.
TENTATIVE meeting of Putlic Safety Committee where proposed breed specific ordinance could be discussed (please call the city manager’s office to confirm)
http://blessthebullys.wordpress.com/2012/08/10/bsl-alert-york-county-south-carolina/

Rosman, NC – 6:00 p.m.
Board of Aldermen to discuss proposed pit bull ordinance
http://blessthebullys.wordpress.com/2012/07/16/bsl-alert-rosman-north-carolina/

Highland Heights – 8:00 p.m.
Repeal of BSL on the table
http://blessthebullys.wordpress.com/2012/07/26/highland-heights-oh-taking-steps-to-repeal-bsl/

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