Stop BSL from taking our dogs away!
  • Petitioned BSL

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Breed Specific Legislation
President of the United States
U.S. Senate
U.S. House of Representatives

Stop BSL from taking our dogs away!

    1. Mary Robbins
    2. Petition by

      Mary Robbins

      Trinity, TX

This petition is important to me, and  others who own pits, and pit mixes. Why should one narrow minded group get to say who should own what breed and where? It' isn't right nor fair to those who've owned pits and pit mixes for half of their lives. You can't just ask someone to give up a part of their family. They say Pits and pit mixes are Vicious. Right, only if the owner of the breed has trained them to fight, attack, and or has abused them, will they be Vicious... I say breed because any dog can be vicious not just pits and pit mixes... For example, Police dogs, are vicious towards criminals but also have a back off command, now i used this statement in an article I written and I think it is a valuable point. If a crooked cop were to tell their dog to attack an innoncent person, the cop would get punished and not the dog. So why not do the same for Pits, and Pit mixes owners?

I'll tell you why, because BSL is discriminating against these breeds. Pits, Pit Mixes, Amstaffs, and Sbts.

Top it off, shelters are so over run with pits, pit mixes, and SBT'S that they are forced to put them down for no reason in the following states Ca, La, Pa, Ny, Nj, Mi, and a lot of other places to many to list. If you have a heart you will sign and save the lives of these breeds.

It is because of the BSL that these breeds are in trouble of being put down and wiped out completely through out the entirety of the USA! Creatures can't speak for themselves it is up to us, their owners/friends/family/pack leader to speak for them.

So do this country a favor, and DO NOT LET THE BSL PASS THIS LAW/BILL!

Recent signatures


    1. Bessemer Pa Repeals Breed Based Restrictions

      Mary Robbins
      Petition Organizer
      Bessemer PA repeals breed based restrictions

      In June a story was covered by a local news agency about a town in Pennsylvania that had increased the cost associated with an ordinance that targeted pit bulls. This ordinance was reported to have been enacted in the mid 80′s and on the books since then.

    2. Reached 1,500 signatures
    3. Decision-maker Darrell Steinberg responds:

      Darrell Steinberg

      Dear Friends:

      Thank you for contacting my office regarding breed-specific laws focused on pit bull ownership. I appreciate hearing the concerns of my constituents and acknowledge your frustration with bans on pit bull possession.


    4. Reached 1,000 signatures
    5. We are Winning so far

      Mary Robbins
      Petition Organizer


      The States that currently have State level laws prohibiting local municipalities from passing BSL are listed below.

      Colorado | Florida | Illinois | Maine | Minnesota | New Jersey | New York | Oklahoma | Pennsylvania | Texas | Virginia | Massachusetts

      California allows local municipalities to pass mandatory spay neuter laws based on breed. They are NOT allowed to pass restrictions or bans based on breed.

      But still there are many states out there that need a wake up call.
      946 SIGNATURES. we can do this, keep signing and sharing!

    6. Reached 750 signatures
    7. 635 signatures and counting

      Mary Robbins
      Petition Organizer

      With every signature this petition receives, the better chances we have to prevent this atrocious bill from being passed. The president asked for 5,000 signatures, I believe we as Americans can obtain this goal. Tell your family, friends and whoever else you may know about this petition. So we can STOP this unconstitutional bill from ever being passed in our states.
      So far we have 635 signatures, Let's keep it up!

    8. Reached 500 signatures


    Reasons for signing

      • 8 months ago

      It would be like taking and murdering people that were of a certain ethnic group, religion, size, hair colouring etc.... You WOULDN'T SEE THAT DONE, so WHY PICK ON OUR DOGS; they have feelings too and are clever so know what goes on.

      What must be banned is the BSL!!!

      • 8 months ago

      Let The Animals Play

    • Joanne Greaves POOLE, UNITED KINGDOM
      • 8 months ago

      Judging a dog by a tape measure is ridiculous and does not protect anyone from dangerous dogs. You need to look at the other end of the lead for the problem - it's always the owners of any breed of dog who are to blame. Deed not breed!

    • maryann mendoza CHICAGO, IL
      • 9 months ago

      Every living being deserves to live be loved and when your good to your pet they in turn give unconditional love not hate not viscousiness not fear!!!!

    • nastasia teresi NEW YORK, NY
      • 11 months ago

      I amsigning to save my dog's life and the lives of dogs who dont have caring owners. They all just want to be loved like us.


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