The Trouble With Banning Pit Bulls
Missouri legislators are considering restricting cities from imposing bans on certain dog breeds.By Matt Moreno | April 27, 2016
"Pit bulls. I think there are kind of two sides of it. There's people who either don't really like pit bulls or people who really do like pit bulls. ... Just seeing a pit bull behind a glass cage sometimes people will back away and say, 'Oh my gosh. There's a pit bull. Let's walk by that,'" said Michelle Casey, assistant director of the Central Missouri Humane Society.
This is Michelle Casey, assistant director of the Central Missouri Humane Society in Columbia.
Right now, state legislators in Missouri are considering stripping cities of the power to impose "breed specific" dog bans, which usually have the biggest impact on pit bulls.