Fitzgerald, GA: Citizens petition against recently passed BSL

Support the efforts of these residents to oppose Fitzgerald’s discriminatory ordinance by writing to city officials and respectfully encouraging them to repeal the “pit bull” ordinance. If you are a resident of Fitzgerald, you can also sign the petition: Walmart parking lot, Jan 28.

City Hall, 302 E Central Ave, Fitzgerald, GA 31750
Telephone: (229) 426-5060
Email addresses for city officials:
fitzcity@mchsi.com, fitzgeraldmayor@mediacombb.net, cityclerk@fitzgeraldga.org

Pit bull lovers sign petition

Posted: Jan 14, 2012 4:32 PM CST
By Gianna Caserta

FITZGERALD, GA – […] Now, pit bull owners are coming together to get signatures on a petition, calling it unfair to single out a certain breed. […]

The ordinance requires a pit bull be muzzled when they are on a leash and being walked.

All pit bulls must be registered and have liability insurance of up to $50,000. […]

The law also requires that the dog must be kept in a pen, at least 6 feet long by 6 feet wide and 6 feet tall, with a secured roof and floor. […]

The group will be back at the Walmart parking lot on January 28th to try to get more signatures. […]

Full article retrieved 1/16/12 from http://www.walb.com/story/16521718/pit-bull-lovers-sign-petition

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