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Md. Senate Passes Dog Bite Liability Bill

The Maryland Senate has approved a measure that would hold dog owners liable for bites, but give owners a chance to rebut a presumption of liability in court.

02/28/2014

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Pit Bull Owners Push For No ‘Breed Specific Legislation’ From General Assembly This Session

The General Assembly will make another attempt to take the bite out of a court ruling that declared pit bulls inherently dangerous.

01/17/2014

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Md. Lawmakers Fail To Agree On Dog Bite Bill; Lawyer Pursues Federal Suit

Tears and anger from the owners of pit bulls in Maryland after lawmakers fail to reach a compromise on a dog bite bill.

04/09/2013

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House Approves Bill That Reverses Court Ruling Calling Pit Bulls ‘Inherently Dangerous’

Good news for animal advocates and owners of pit bull type dogs. Maryland’s House of Delegates has voted to reverse a court ruling labeling those animals “inherently dangerous.”

02/21/2013

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Supporters Of Pit Bull Measure To Rally

Supporters of changing Maryland law to address a court ruling that singled out pit bulls as an “inherently dangerous” breed are scheduled to rally in Maryland.

02/05/2013

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Pit Bull Owners Rally In Annapolis To Reverse ‘Inherently Dangerous’ Label

A controversial pit bull ruling could be overturned. The dogs were labeled inherently dangerous by the high court, and now lawmakers say that’s not the way to go.

01/30/2013

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Baltimore Housing Community Residents Seek Restraining Order To Keep Their Pit Bulls

Pit bull owners are taking their fight to keep their dogs and their homes to federal court.

09/13/2012

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Pit Bull Owners Face Decision To Abandon Their Dogs Or Be Evicted From Their Homes

Shelters and pit bull owners say they’re now feeling the effects of a controversial ruling that labeled pit bulls as inherently dangerous.

08/29/2012

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Md. Court Of Appeals Affirms Pit Bull Liability Ruling With 1 Amendment For Mix Breeds

The Maryland Court of Appeals has affirmed its decision to make pit bull owners and landlords liable for attacks. Though the court did make one amendment.

08/21/2012

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No Progress Made On Pit Bull Liability Bill In Special Session

A sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a pit bull, after the dog bit an 11-year-old boy in Harford County on Wednesday. The child had minor injuries and did not need to go to the hospital. But the shooting comes one day after the General Assembly failed to resolve a controversial court ruling that declares pit bulls inherently dangerous. Now some pit bull owners may feel compelled to give up their dogs.

08/16/2012

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Animal Advocates Laud Senate Approval Of Bill Making All Dog Owners Liable For Attacks

A change is in the making for all Maryland dog owners. The state Senate has given preliminary approval of a new dog bite law.

08/11/2012

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Maryland Senate Passes Bill Making All Dog Owners Liable For Attacks

The Maryland Senate has passed a version of the bill declaring pit bulls as an “inherently dangerous” breed. The new mandate makes all dog owners liable for attacks.

08/10/2012

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