Hot Springs, AR: Proposed “pit bull” ban is dead

The local community made their feelings clear about the proposed “pit bull” ban. The photo at the link is particularly telling.

Previous alert for Hot Springs: http://stopbsl.com/2009/11/30/hot-springs-ar-pit-bull-ban-on-agenda-dec-1/

http://www.hotsr.com/news/Hot-Springs-FYI/2009/12/02/animal-ban-dies-at-board-meeting-26.php

Animal ban dies at board meeting

By: Don Thomason – The Sentinel-Record – Published: 12/02/2009

Dog breeds commonly known as “pit bulls” received a reprieve from the Hot Springs Board of Directors Tuesday night when an ordinance that would have banned them from the city died for lack of a second.

After the ordinance was read, District 1 Director Peggy Maruthur made a motion to adopt the ordinance, but Mayor Mike Bush’s request for a second was greeted by silence from the board members.

A second request by Bush for a second to Maruthur’s motion drew the same response and when he declared the ordinance dead, the crowd of about 100 citizens on hand to voice their opi…

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