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Prairie Village maintains ban on pit bulls, similar breeds

Dozens of people had asked the council in recent months to reconsider the prohibition, which they claim is outdated, scientifically invalid and doesn’t address the underlying problem of irresponsible pet owners. But council members supporting the prohibition said the city was safer for not allowing pit bulls to live there.

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Prairie Village council delays decision on pit bull ban until Sept. 5

The City Council held a public hearing Monday on the law banning the possession within city limits of Staffordshire bull terriers, American pit bull terriers, American Staffordshire terriers or dogs having the appearance or characteristics of those breeds. A steady stream of people told the council that the law was outmoded, discriminatory, and wasted city resources targeting the animals when authorities should be going after irresponsible pet owners.

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