Fremont, OH reminder: City council to discuss possible “pit bull” ban, October 15

Fremont City Council will meet October 15, 6:30 p.m., at city hall to discuss “what to do about pit bulls in the city.”

Previous alert:

Fremont Law Director Bob Hart, who is pushing for the ban: 419-334-2908

City Councilmembers’ Contact Info:
Mike Koebel, 419-334-4231 home, 419-332-5300 work
Jim Melle,
Larry Jackson,
O. Duane Simmons,
Rick Root,
Jim Weaver,
Karen Wagner,
Don Nalley,

The following statement from the article is not correct: “At an August council meeting, City Law Director Bob Hart said the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of regulating pit bulls.” I do not know whether it was the journalist’s error or the law director’s error, but the U.S. Supreme Court has never ruled in favor of regulating pit bulls. The U.S. Supreme Court has never even heard such a case. The reference may possibly be to an Ohio Supreme Court ruling.

Fremont group opposes breed-specific laws

BY LESLIE BIXLER • Staff writer • October 12, 2009

FREMONT — A group of citizens gathered Sunday afternoon to learn more about why breed-specific laws for dogs don’t work.

Locals gathered at 521 White Road to voice their concerns about the possibility of pit bulls being regulated by the city.[…]

Full article retrieved 10/12/09 from

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