Thursday, September 4, 2008
Most pit bull owners will never understand there is no defense for these attacks. It's much like the irrational claims of at fault drivers in rear end collisions. "They could have gone around the pedestrian instead of hitting the brakes; they should have seen I was right behind them." Implying the pedestrian's safety should have been compromised to the benefit of the tailgater. Or, there are the accused murder suspects who deny guilt because the murder victim didn't cooperate during the course of an armed robbery. "I didn't set out to kill nobody..." And now there are pit bull owners who blame the victims because they had pets with them. Or, they somehow provoked the pit bull. Or, they didn't behave a particular way at the onset or during the attack.Related articles:
The common thread...All criminals with criminal "logic."
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07/17/08: Comment: The Characterization of a Pit Bull Owner
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| 9/05/2008 2:29 AM |
With 46 deaths in the past 32 months...the better analogy is that of a drunk driver who gets behind the wheel instead of calling a cab.
A drunk driver is 16 times more likely to cause a fatal accident than a sober one, and DUI laws have saved 300,000 lives over the past 20 years.
Using pit bullian logic, one could argue DUI laws are a failure because sober drivers still have fender benders.
| 10/07/2008 9:37 PM |
I have had a horrible experience with a Pitt in the last 2 days. I have several different dogs, but my outside dogs, my protectors, are a large chocolate lab and an Appaloosa Bassett. The Bassett was torn up horribly by a Pitt and the Lab has only 3 working paws. This animal came into our yard and attacked these dogs. They barked also but only because they were protecting their home. It is being a very costly crisis and the Pitt owners are not too up on helping with the hospital bill. Something will have to be done about this dog because I also have 9 grandchildren that play in our yard.