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BSL Wins
Here is a list of recent wins against BSL!
BSL Repealed
Scott City, KS December 2006  
Golden, CO - November 2006 Shelbyville, TN - March 2006
Milford, MI - December 2006 Tullahoma, TN - November 2006
Merriem, KS - December 2006 Lee's summit, MO - December 2006
Sherwood Park, Alberta - December 2006 Raytown, MS - November 2006
Richland, WA - December 2006  
Longmont, CO - April 2006 Belton, MS 2006
Redford, MI - May, 2005 Beloit, KS August 2005
Federalsburg, MD Shawnee, KS
Ellis, KS Osage County, KS
Cleveland, OH Revere, MA
Pontiac, MI Topeka, KS
Detroit, Mi Eastpoint, MI
Belton, MO  


BSL stopped due to education, ineffectiveness, cost and public outcry
Levanworth, KS August 2006 Indianapolis, IN NOV 2006
Northlake, IL August 2006 Sacromento, CA  August 2006
Hudsonville, MI  May 2006 Taylor Mills, KY  2005
Bald Knob, AR 2006 Shannon Hills, AR 2006
Searcy, AR 2006 Mulberry, AR  2006
Golden, CO 2006 Estes Park, CO  2006
Northglenn, CO  2006 Lajuanta, CO  2006
Layfaette, CO  2006 Longmont, CO 2006
Rocky Ford, CO  2006 New Castle County, DE 2006
Federal Heights, CO 2006 Rockmart, GA 2006
Westminster, CO 2006 McHenry County, IL 2006
Normal, IL 2006 Anderson, IN 2006
Paxton, IL 2006 Humbolt, IA 2006
Forest, IL 2006 Leavenworth, KS 2006
Bloomington, IL 2006 Witchita, KS  2006
Will County, IL 2006 Frankfort, KY 2006
Chicago, IL 2006 Lietchfield, KY  2006
North Chicago, IL  2006 Milton, KY 2006
Lincolnshire, IL 2006 Lincoln County, KY 2006
Hodgkins, IL  2006 Spencer County, KY 2006
Middlesboro, KY  2006 Sulpher, LA  2006
Lake Charles, LA 2006 Oak Grove, MS  2006
Bellfontaine Neighbors, MS  2006 Unionville, MS  2006
Jennings, MS  2006 Trenton, MS  2006
Lancaster, OH  2006 East Palestine, OH  2006
Wilkes Barre, PA  2006 Bedford County, TN  2006
Woodbury, TN  2006 Killeen, TX  2006
Eau Claire, WI  2006  
Detroit, MI  January 2006 Romeo, MI  Februrary 2006
Salem, MA  February 2006 State of Oklahoma, Bill defeated  Februrary 2006
Parker, CO January 2006 Lakewood, CO January 2006
Lake St. Louis, MO - December 2005  
Lowell, MI - August 2005 Olathe, KS November 2005
Russellville, AR, August 2005 Battle Creek, MI August 2005
Bourbonnais, IL  August 2005 Old Bridge, NJ  August 2005
Flatwoods, KY - July 2005 Jacksonville, AR - July 2005
Annapolis, MD Lawrence, Kansas
Cripple Creek, CO New York, New York
Hazel Park, MI Youngstown, OH
Crawford County, MI St. Tammany Parish, LA
Baltimore, MD State of Maryland
State of Delaware Bellevue, NE
Stafford, KS Austintown, OH
Wilmington, NC Grand Rapids, MI
Loveland, CO St. Mary's County, MD
Arlington, NM Denmark, WI
Wichita, Kansas Broomfield, CO
Auburn, WA Adrian, MI
Roseville, MI May 2004 Ann Arbor, MI
Bellingham, MA North Ridgeville, Ohio
MARLBOROUGH, MA Benton Harbor, MI  - Fall 2004
Kansas City, MO Roseville, MI Fall 2004
Black Jack, MO Belton, MO
Wyndotte, MI Oklahoma State - S247, HB1282 Voted down / Withdrawn
St. Charles, MO Illinois - SB1790 - WITHDRAWN!
New Mexico - S188 Withdrawn  
Hohenwalt, TN Illinois - HB1128 - Voted down!


State Laws Prohibiting BSL

Colorado HB1279 - 5/04  
Florida   767.14 Additional local restrictions authorized.--Nothing in this act shall limit any local government from placing further restrictions or additional requirements on owners of dangerous dogs or developing procedures and criteria for the implementation of this act, provided that no such regulation is specific to breed and that the provisions of this act are not lessened by such additional regulations or requirements. This section shall not apply to any local ordinance adopted prior to October 1, 1990.
Illinois HB184 - 8/03 No dog shall be deemed "vicious" if it is  aprofessionally  trained  dog  for  law  enforcement  or guard duties.  Vicious dogs shall not be  classified  in  a  manner that is specific as to breed.
New Jersey    
New York    
Oklahoma 02/92 B. Potentially dangerous or dangerous dogs may be regulated
through local, municipal and county authorities, provided the
regulations are not breed specific. Nothing in this act shall
prohibit such local governments from enforcing penalties for
violation of such local laws.
Texas 09/01 822.047. LOCAL REGULATION OF DANGEROUS[0] DOGS[0]. A county
or municipality may place additional requirements or restrictions
on dangerous[0] dogs[0] if the requirements or restrictions:
(1) are not specific to one breed or several breeds of
dogs[0]; and  (2) are more stringent than restrictions provided by
this subchapter.
Added by Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 916, 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1991.
Washington 2002  

Remember, all of this was made possible by promoting a positive image, educating owners and citizens, proper care and training by responsible owners and a lot of hard work!  You too can help! Just start at the beginning and work your way through it.  We didn't get this far to stop now!  We have the duty to fight this war they can't defend on their own! 

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