Update 4/4: Great article on the importance of service dogs to veterans: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/04/us/04dogs.html
Note that one veteran’s dog was seized after being misidentified as a “pit bull.”
Pit bull ban: Disabled Vietnam, Gulf War vets sue Denver and Aurora for discriminating against their service dogs
By J. David McSwane, Wednesday, Mar. 31 2010 @ 3:46PM
A federal class-action suit involving disabled Coloradans — two war veterans with psychological disorders — and their service animals was filed Tuesday against Aurora, the City and County of Denver and its head of Animal Control.
The two veterans, and another disabled woman from out of state, say Denver’s controversial pit-bull ban doesn’t make exceptions for service dogs and their owners and is therefore a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act.[…]
Article retrieved 4/1/10 from http://blogs.westword.com/latestword/2010/03/pit_bull_ban_disabled_vietnam.php