A resident in Gainesville, GA, has asked city council what she needs to do to get a breed ban passed. Council has decided to do some research with local animal control.
If you live in or around Gainesville, please reach out to council members and respectfully assist them with their research. Explain why breed-specific laws are ineffective, unfair, expensive, and difficult to enforce. Provide them with acceptable breed-neutral alternatives.
Contact info for city council: firstname.lastname@example.org
Next council meeting: May 1
Gainesville woman wants ban on pit bulls
By B.J. Williams Editor
Posted: Friday, April 20th 2012 at 10:41am
GAINESVILLE – […] Jean Brannon appeared this week at a Gainesville City Council meeting to ask council members what steps she needs to take to have the dogs outlawed.
“Do I need to do a petition? Do I need to start going door to door? Do I need to get somebody on every street to go to their neighbors and sign something? What do we need to do to get rid of them,” she asked. […]
Councilwoman Ruth Bruner suggested the council do some research with local animal authorities before giving Brannon any advice on how to proceed.
Full article retrieved 4/23/12 from http://www.accessnorthga.com/detail.php?n=247751
Thanks to Jodi for the heads up!