Denver residents who wish to share their stories can reach Councilwoman Carla Madison at:
City Councilwoman District 8, 2713 Welton Street, Denver, CO, 80205
(303) 298-7641 main
(303) 298-9716 fax
The difficulty with a situation like this is that pit bull owners aren’t technically allowed to live in Denver anymore. So when Councilmember Charlie Brown says that protest against the ban is coming from locations outside Denver, while people living in Denver seem to be supportive–it’s no wonder. The people able to speak freely in Denver aren’t the ones being discriminated against! Pit bull owners living in Denver who risk speaking out will almost certainly have their dogs taken away.
Previous alert for Denver: http://stopbsl.com/2009/08/03/denver-co-city-council-member-considering-pit-bull-ban-repeal/
Councilwoman shows support for pit bulls
written by: Jeffrey Wolf written by: Heidi McGuire Date last updated: 8/25/2009 8:52:21 PM
DENVER – Demonstrators came together in a peaceful protest against Denver’s pit bull ban. A newly formed organization called Colorado Citizens Against Breed Bans joined forces with the California based DenverKillsDogs.com to get the city’s attention on the 20-year-old ordinance that makes it illegal for anyone to have a pit bull within the city limits.
“People do not need to be afraid of the pit bull or the bull breeds, they need to be afraid of people who are not responsible with their dogs whatever the breed,” Englewood resident Linda Hart said.
Hart introduced Denver Councilwoman Carla Madison as a supporter of Colorado Citizens Against Breed Bans initiative to change the ordinance.[…]
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