Quebec has introduced a law that would see ‘dangerous’ dogs banned.
“In addition to strictly regulating dangerous dogs … (the bill) allows the government to ban, by decree, certain breeds,” said Public Security Minister Martin Coiteux. “The government is intent on banning pit bull type dogs.”
No wonder they are a bit cranky.
I have been privileged to interview a Pit bull regarding this law. Today I received the statement below from him; he told me a Cocker spaniel had sent it to him. Clearly the spaniel is an admirer of Martin Niemöller.
First they came for the Pit bulls, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a Pit bull.
Then they came for the Boxers, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a Boxer.
Then they came for the Doberman pinschers, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a Doberman pinscher.
Then they came for me—and there was no one left to speak for me.