Mount Clemens, MI: Commissioners vote to repeal BSL

Mount Clemens city commissioners have agreed to amend their animal control ordinance to remove breed-specific language. The official repeal amendment will have a first reading on March 5.

Please THANK the Mount Clemens commissioners for their smart decision:
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Mount Clemens removes pit bulls from dangerous animal ordinance

Published: Wednesday, February 22, 2012

By Mitch Hotts, mitch.hotts@macombdaily.com

The Mount Clemens City Commission voted 5-1 Monday night to remove language targeting pit bulls from a dangerous animal ordinance, a move that will alleviate pit bull owners from a number of regulations.

Commissioners said the breed specific wording that was included in the law back in 2009 was discriminatory because it assumed all pit bulls were dangerous, and made the ordinance difficult to enforce. […]

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