Please note, this is an opinion piece; however, there is a scarcity of news coming from Elgin regarding the proposed pit bull ban, so I will take what I can get at this point. Rumors are flying, nothing official has been presented, and city councilmembers have not gotten back to me when I request confirmation or denial of rumors (apparently, they aren’t saying much to anyone). At least one councilmember, John Prigge, refuses to listen to facts or information from anyone outside Elgin.
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Don’t ban pit bulls, residents plead
October 16, 2009
Contact Erin Calandriello at firstname.lastname@example.org
[…] At Wednesday’s Elgin City Council meeting, about 30 people showed up to protest a proposed pit bull ban by the city council. Two councilmen, John Prigge and Bob Gilliam, have openly advocated a pit bull ban.
But many residents said pit bulls aren’t bad dogs, they’re family.[…]
Full article retrieved 10/17/09 from http://www.suburbanchicagonews.com/couriernews/news/talk/1827710,Town-Talk_el101609.article