Politics

Five Damn Good Reasons to Vote Down Miami's Pit Bull Ban Today

Also read "Pit Bull Ban Spurs Dog Fight"

Even if dozens of party primaries don't get your blood pressure up, there's one compelling ballot item that should drive you to the polls today: For the first time since 1989, Miamians have a chance to strike down one of the nation's dumbest laws. Dade's pit bull ban has got to go.

"This thing has got to go down today," says Dahlia Canes, the pit bull activist who's led the push to kill the legislation. Click through for the five biggest reasons you should punch YES to repeal the ban.

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Tim Elfrink is a former investigative reporter and managing editor for Miami New Times. He has won the George Polk Award and was a finalist for the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting.
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