Aurora, CO: ADA helps veteran keep service pit bull

There’s a great video at the story link. The article title leaves something to be desired; I sure wouldn’t call the Americans with Disabilities Act a “loophole.”

Aurora veteran finds loophole to keep pit bull

Jon Bowman, Reporter
5:02 p.m. MST, November 24, 2010

AURORA, Colo. — He served in Vietnam and had 53 confirmed kills. Those days and nights he spent on the battle field left him with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, an illness that is allowing him to beat Aurora’s Pit Bull and Dangerous Dog laws.

A new ruling now indicates that a service dog is any dog that complies with revised ADA regulations.

Regulations indicating that no city can pass laws which prohibit a disabled person from keeping a pit bull or restricted breed as a service dog, effective March 15, 2011.[…]

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