The city of Watertown Wisconsin is trying to pass an ordinance that would limit the ownership of pit bulls. Jordan Turner, the Global Conservation Group's Vice President wrote an open letter to the Public Safety Committee of Watertown.
"March 9, 2013
Mark Kuehl – 303 S. Eighth St.
Patrick Bleske – 1322 Lousia St.
Robert Stocks – 911 Shamrock Lane
Fred Smith – 903 Edgewater Court
Dear Watertown Public Safety Committee,
The Global Conservation Group would like to thank you for introducing a city ordinance last month that would place restrictions on the ownership of pit bulls. As Wisconsin's largest animal rights organization, we place our full support with you and this proposed ordinance.
The fact is, pit bulls don't attack more often or severely than other breeds of dogs but they are by far, more abused and neglected than all other breeds of dogs.
“Tough guys” like to have them as “fashion statements” to make them appear hardcore, but unfortunately the dogs often get neglected and abused or used in illegal dog fighting tournaments.
We urge the committee to introduce an ordinance that would ban the new ownership of pit bulls in the city of Watertown. We would be able to support this legislature with a public education campaign and supply specialists such as veterinarians, physiologists, and animal behaviorists to testify during voting and city meetings to discuss the ordinance. Please feel free to contact me at email@example.com
Thank you for your work to protect the welfare of humans and animals alike.
Jordan W. Turner
Global Conservation Group, Inc."