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UPDATE: Denver Could Still Overturn Mayor's Veto That Re-Enforces Pit Bull Ban

One year ago   |   By iHeart Dogs

Covering the story of Denver's Pit Bull ban has been quite a rollercoaster. As I wrote just a few weeks ago, Denver's City Council voted to pass a new code allowing Pit Bulls in the city. Just days later, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock vetoed the measure. The veto was the mayor's first.
Mayor Hancock refers to an attack on a 3-year-old child in 1989 that prompted the initial ban. He believes Pit Bull dogs pose a threat to public safety. Consequently, he will not support the legislation.
“I just kept thinking that if this were to become law in our city, and harm comes to someone as a result...
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