February 22, 2016
Washington State HB 1018 Fails Again; Third Failure for Pro-Pit Bull Advocates
Sponsored by Rep. Sherry Appleton D- Poulsbo, a Pit bull owner and advocate, HB 1018 failed to make it out of the Rules committee and onto the floor of the Washington State House of Representatives. Colloquially called the Canine Anti–Discrimination Bill, this bill would have taken away local control from cities and counties, by preventing all local governments from enacting and enforcing any new Breed-Specific Legislation (BSL) in Washington State...
January 14, 2014
WA Municipalities Autonomy to Regulate Dangerous Dogs threatened by HB 2117
On Thursday, January 16th, members of FDAFB.org and concerned citizens will be attending the House Judiciary Committee Meeting in Olympia, WA. State Representative Sherry Appleton (D-Poulsbo) will introduce House Bill 2117, which would amend the state’s dangerous dog law and prohibit local government from banning possession of a particular breed or declaring a specific breed of dog to be dangerous or potentially dangerous...
October 11, 2008
Ban FB-Dogs from Off-Leash Areas, FDAFB Seeks COLA’s support
FDAFB has announced that it is seeking Cola’s (Committee for Off-Leash Areas) support for the Fighting Breed Ban Amendment FDAFB has proposed to city council. "I wrote a letter to them in September asking for support but I have not had a reply, I believe that the users of off-leash areas whether they are active in Cola or not, really want fighting breeds banned from off-leash areas. The idea to ban pit-bulls and other fighting breeds...