Skip to comments.Pit bull apologists always sing the same tune
Posted on 10/16/2008 10:28:46 PM PDT by Chet 99
Pit bull apologists always sing the same tune
I'm deeply saddened by the tragic death of yet another innocent child, Katya Todesco, due to what should be defined as an act of domestic terrorism, perpetrated by the dog's owner.
As a father of two children, and a responsible owner of two dogs, I know both sides of this sad story. Yet the story is nearly always the same with a pit bull attack: a child attacked, sometimes killed; a funeral with a small casket is held, and the owners walk free, perplexed at how their "good dog" could have done such a thing.
Then it's the usual defenders like Kathy Jenks employing distorted logic to claim that pit bulls are no more dangerous than any other dog, which anyone with two eyes and one ounce of common sense knows is absurd.
She cites Labrador retrievers as one of the "biters" in a dog bite study, which is false logic, since Labs are America's most popular dog.
But Labs aren't known for killing people; pit bulls are, and the facts support this. In fact, a University of Minnesota study of 19 years listed human deaths from pit bulls at 66, Rottweilers at 39. Labradors and Chihuahuas somehow escaped the study as killers.
The Clifton study, performed over 24 years, lists pit bulls 5,500 percent more likely to kill a human than a Labrador. Coincidentally, no insurance company will insure a homeowner with either a pit bull or a Rottweiler.
Also, the pit bull breed has been banned outright in 25 U.S. cities so far, and six countries and many other major foreign cities, for good reason: The breed is a menace that has no place in our communities and should be banned nationally.
But if we refuse to protect our kids from these dangerous animals, at the very least manslaughter charges should be brought against pit bull owners whose dogs kill.
They will be on scene shortly. The breed is a dangerous menace.
Pitbulls shouldn’t be banned. The owners should be held accountable for the actions of their dogs. Pitbulls are well known for being dangerous and it’s common sense to have an arrangement that mitigates the danger to the public. We don’t need any more nannystate intervention from the government.
“should be banned nationally. “
A nanny state government telling us which kind of dogs we are allowed to own? No thanks.
There is no need for that breed of dog.
Fair enough if all breeds are held to the same standard.
i agree with you
The pit bull is a menace. My niece was mauled by one for no reason. She lived, but she has a brutal scar.
Thank God that dog was killed.
Why not lions and tigers, too, while you're at it?
"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus
I think pit bull owners are a menace,too.
All the pit bull owners I've seen look and act like low-life losers.
IIRC pits are 9% of the dawgs and 65% of the maulings,,,
Put em down!...
I posted this on another thread :
“I think this makes about 18-20 people killed this year,,,
We had a close call last week when I took the yorkie out
in the front,,,
One of the kids next door let one of the pits out the front
door when she went outside,,,
POS dawg ran straight at us,,,couldnt risk a shot,,,(kids)
We hauled ass back in the house,,,called the cops,,,
The rookie that showed up started tellin me all about
Their rights to have all the PETS they wanted,,,
I asked him to go over and inform them of the leash law,,,
As soon as he knocked on the door all the dawgs in the
house started razzin hell,lunging at the door,,,
Our Hero went for his gun while tryin to back up from
the door,,,nearly fell on his ass,,,(Im laffin by now)
Thug woman got the door open a crack,,,puppies tryin to
wiggle out,,,POS dawgs still snarlin,,,(hes pissed now)
I dont know what he told them,,,
Came back in a few red faced and sweating,,,
Ill Make A Report!,,,
Strangely,,,Some of the larger ones chained out back
were Gone a few days later,,,Sold to the crack-heads I
While they were still alive...;0)”
Only about 15 left now...
There’s no need for private ownership of any breed of dog. How much knee jerk government intervention in your life are you willing to put up with?
Beat me again!...;0)
A two month old baby was just attacked and killed by a pit bull here as well.
“There is no need for that breed of dog.”
Yes there is. If there is a demand for them, than there is a need for them. Simple economics of free people.
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