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Tell Winnipeg to Stop Canine Profiling

Winnipeg, Canada has a breed discriminatory law banning "pit bulls." Breed discriminatory laws fail to enhance public safety. Studies of pre and post breed ban dog bite rates in the United Kingdom and Spain concluded that their pit bull breed bans had no effect whatsoever on reducing dog bites.  

Not only are breed specific laws ineffective, they also are extremely expensive to enforce. How do you tell if a dog is a "pit bull" and not a short-haired muscular mutt? Indeed, Hiawatha, Iowa repealed their pit bull terrier ban because of identification problems and expense. Topeka, Kansas also recently repealed their pit bull terrier ban for the same reasons.  

Please help Canadian animal advocates by asking the Winnipeg Councillors to repeal their breed discriminatory law.

This petition was delivered to:
  • councillor
    Jenny Gerbasi
  • Councillor
    Grant Nordman
  • Councillor
    Jenny Gerbasi
  • councillor
    Dan Vandal
  • Mayor
    Sam Katz
  • councillor
    Thomas Steen
  • councillor
    John Orlikow
  • Councillor
    Harvey Smith
  • councillor
    Scott Fielding
  • Couincillor
    Devi Sharma
  • councillor
    Jeff Browaty
  • Councillor
    Russ Wyatt
  • Councillor
    Mike Pagtakhan
  • Councillor
    Daniel Vandal
  • Councillor
    Paula Havixbeck
  • Councillor
    Jim Swandel
  • Councillor
    Gord Steeves
  • Councillor
    Ross Eadie


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