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Judge Executive Jody Jenkins and ALL elected officials: Stop BSL. Enforce a non-breed specific "vicious" legislature.
  • Petitioned Judge Executive Jody Jenkins and ALL elected officials

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Judge Executive Jody Jenkins and ALL elected officials
Magistrate
Gary Day
Magistrate
Chuck Voss
Magistrate
Joe Wells
Magistrate
Joe Clements
Magistrate
Jerri Floyd
Kentucky Governor
Kentucky State Senate
Kentucky State House

Judge Executive Jody Jenkins and ALL elected officials: Stop BSL. Enforce a non-breed specific "vicious" legislature.

    1. Shelly Engle
    2. Petition by

      Shelly Engle

      Morganfield, KY

All animals are entitled to basic legal rights in our society. Breed Specific Legislation is not just discrimination against dogs; it's a discrimination against people as well. Responsible homeowners and dogs will suffer as their homeowners insurance will rise. Many families will have to surrender their beloved family members because of this. Displaced homeowners will find it even more difficult to find housing. Innocent dogs will be euthanized or "shot" and it still will not fix the problem. Innocent people's pets will suffer. All companion animals should be judged on their behavior not their appearance. Studies have proven that BSL is costly and ineffective. The only way to protect this community is to enforce a non-breed specific legislature which targets irresponsible dog owners and dogs, of any breed, who have a proven history of aggression. Dog breeds should be managed under "ONE" complete dog law.

To:
Judge Executive Jody Jenkins and ALL elected officials
Gary Day, Magistrate
Chuck Voss, Magistrate
Joe Wells, Magistrate
Joe Clements, Magistrate
Jerri Floyd, Magistrate
Kentucky Governor
Kentucky State Senate
Kentucky State House
Stop BSL. Enforce a non-breed specific "vicious" legislature.

Sincerely,
[Your name]

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    • Alan Holmes MORGANFIELD, KY
      • 8 months ago

      I assisted my father, Wilburn Dennis, while he was dog catcher for Union county. I can testify that it doesn't matter what breed a dog is, they all bite. We have people in this county that BREED and TRAIN dogs to fight. Legislate the TRAINERS, not the ones locked in 3X3 pens...alone...who are forced to fight. The worst dog while I was assisting was a BEAGLE. I had to have rabies shots from that one. Dogs that were not kept on a chain, that were socialized, we didn't normally have problems with them. Dogs' owners are responsible for socializing. If an owner trains a dog to fight, that owner should be held responsible, instead.

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    • judy vos MORGANFIELD, KY
      • 8 months ago

      This needs to start somewhere, and this is a good place to start! It is discrimination and we need to take a stand and protect them as they can not speak for themselves.

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    • alissa holmes MORGANFIELD, KY
      • 8 months ago

      I have seen countless animals put to death for no reason just because of how the look. I believe that this is just another form of 'racial discrimination'!

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    • Terry Sublette AURORA, CO
      • 12 months ago

      Science has shown pitbulls are not significantly different (in regards to DNA content) than any other breed - Current studies show BSL is not effective and in Denver alone it has cost over 17 MILLION dollars to enforce and cost of 6,000 pitties to be killed. These dogs did NOTHING wrong, they did not attack anyone nor did they bite anyone - they were simply born the wrong breed in the wrong city. We claim to be a world leader, a civilized culture - if that is the case then how is it we have passed laws to prevent the discrimination of another human based on race and yet be pass laws ENFORCING the discrimination of dogs based on Breed (Breed is simply another word for Race)?

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    • janet riggs MORGANFIELD, KY
      • 12 months ago

      In my OPINION...it is not the breed of the animal. It is the character of the HUMAN that is a threat.

      Over the years I have had 3 Pits & 1 Rottweiler and NONE of them were aggressive EVER for NO reason.

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