Rosman, NC: Breed ban suggested

Many thanks to Hank for this heads up!

During the July 10 council meeting, the Rosman, NC board of aldermen discussed the possibility of a “pit bull” ban. We’re making an educated guess that they intend to look into the issue further and bring it back up for discussion at the next council meeting.

Rosman’s next town council meeting will be on August 14, 2012, at 6:00 PM at Town Hall, 6 Main Street.

Please contact Rosman town officials and respectfully educate them about the many problems with breed-discriminatory laws. Please provide breed-neutral alternative solutions for their consideration. From the facts provided in the news article (below), it sounds like they have a loose dog problem or a leash law enforcement problem—issues that can be solved easily and fairly without breed discrimination.

Contact information for Rosman officials:
Rosman Town Hall, PO Box 636, Rosman, NC 28772
Phone: 828-884-6859
Fax: 828-884-4159
Email: rosmantown@comporium.net (may not work)
http://www.transylvaniacounty.org/town_officials__mayor.htm

Because Rosman is a very small town, we have limited information on this issue and would appreciate any locals who can keep us informed about it.

Rosman May Ban Pit Bulls

July 12, 2012 | Vol. 126-No. 58

Banning pit bulls and charging commercial outfitters and camps a river access fee at Champion Park were the two topics that dominated discussion at the Rosman Board of Aldermen meeting Tuesday night.

Alderman Walter “Chub” Pettit said the town has a bad problem with dogs, particularly pit bulls, running loose. He asked if the town could ban pit bulls. […]

Remainder of article is for subscribers only. http://www.transylvaniatimes.com/story/2012/07/12/news/rosman-may-ban-pit-bulls-rosman-nc/9618.html

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