Miami-Dade “pit bull” ban remains, despite overwhelming evidence of failure and county officials’ view

Posted on August 27, 2012May 31, 2022Categories News   Leave a comment on Miami-Dade “pit bull” ban remains, despite overwhelming evidence of failure and county officials’ view

On August 14, 2012, 248,496 of Miami-Dade County’s 1.2 million registered voters (20%, or 202,637 people) went to the polls to decide if a 23-year-old ban on “pit bull” dogs would be repealed through a voter referendum. The outcome showed that 140,879 (63.2%) of participating voters opted to keep the ban in place, compared with 81,758 (36.8%) participating voters who wanted it repealed. [1] Although the result was a disappointment for community safety advocates and dog-owners in South Florida, it … Continue reading “Miami-Dade “pit bull” ban remains, despite overwhelming evidence of failure and county officials’ view”