Dade Voters Keep Pit Bull BanMiami-Dade County will retain a ban on owning pit bulls. With all 829 precincts reporting, 63 percent of voters said the pit bull ban should remain in place compared to just 37 percent who said it should be repealed.
Miami-Dade County Reconsiders Pit Bull BanA 23-year-old ban on pit bulls, passed after the vicious mauling of a 7-year-old girl, is up for a vote in Miami-Dade County.
Dade's Pit Bull Ban Supporters Keep An Eye On House Actions Visible scars are etched into Melissa Moreira's face. Scars that are a constant reminder of the day she was attacked by a pit bull in the drive way of her home in 1989.
Report: Miami-Dade Pit Bull Ban Likely To StayIt looks like Miami-Dade County’s ban on pit bulls will continue to be the law after an attempt to repeal it in the Florida legislature fell one vote shy, according to the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.
House Panel Takes Up Bill To Abolish Dade's Pit Bull Ban The state House Community and Military Affairs Subcommittee is scheduled to take up a bill Monday which would effectively abolish Miami-Dade County's ban on pit bulls.
New Marlins Pitcher Wants Dade's Pit Bull Ban LiftedA new Miami Marlin and his wife have started a campaign to urge state lawmakers to lift a Miami-Dade ban on pit bulls. Last month former Chicago White Sox pitcher Mark Buehrle signed a four-year contract with the Marlins for $58 million.