Banning The Breed Would Be The Pits

By Bill Buchanan

In light of recent dog attacks, specifically by pit bulls, we have heard the talk of whether or not pit bulls should be banned.  The Ojai Valley News online survey question last Friday was “should owning a pit bull be illegal?”  Fifty-eight percent of those responding said “no.” I have to side with the “no’s.”  Maybe I would change my opinion if one took a sizeable chunk out of my leg.  But I would hope not. Yes, pit bulls are an aggressive breed.  One of my dogs, Sam, is part pit bull.  While he is so sweet we often call him “Sam the Lamb”, I

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