Our post about the defeat of a pit-bull-ban repeal in Aurora, and the vow of pit lovers to fight on, attracted a large volume of comments, with the majority coming from people who decry breed-specific regulations. But a few readers supported continuing the prohibition, including this one -- and his reasons have more to do with owners than dogs.
Gary Carter writes:
While it's not the dogs fault, I'm glad the ban was upheld. Too many thugs watching old NWA videos turning these dogs into killers. They won't stop...
Send your story tips to the author, Michael Roberts.
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