The Senate Judiciary Committee today approved Elena Kagan’s nomination to the Supreme Court. The action sets up a final confirmation vote in the Senate.
Do you know what a pit bull looks like? Take a quick break and see if you can find the American Pit Bull Terrier. Even better, when you play this game, see if you can identify all of the dogs’ breeds before you click for the answer. New Can you spot […]
Administrative Costs Prince George’s County: The Most Thorough Assessment of BSL To Date In 2003, Prince George’s County, Maryland, authorized a task force to examine the results of a 1996 pit bull ban in the county. The task force findings were shocking. They estimated that The cost to the county […]
Consider, too, the aftermath of three extremely similar fatal dog attacks. May 7, 2005, Waterford Township, Michigan—A 2-year-old girl named Samantha is killed by the family’s two female Siberian Huskies after being left unsupervised with them. The dogs had shown no prior signs of aggression. (The Oakland Press, “Family dogs maul […]
Breed Bans: Serving Only a Few Question: What do these dog attacks have in common? July 2004 A 7-year-old girl sustains injuries to the head, neck, and body and is hospitalized after being attacked by a mixed breed dog. (TheDenverChannel.com, “Young Girl Seriously Injured In Dog Attack,” July 13, 2004) March […]
BSL does not improve public safety or prevent dog bites. BSL ignores the plight of victims and potential victims of non-targeted breeds. BSL is costly. BSL requires each and every dog to be identified as a breed—something that has proven impossible to do accurately and objectively. BSL makes targeted breeds more desirable to irresponsible and […]
British Prime Minister David Cameron said he “completely understands” the anger “across America” over the BP oil well that gushed into the Gulf for months.