[Ed. – Pet or predator?]
Voters in Denver overwhelmingly voted to pass Ballot Measure 2J to lift the city’s more than 30-year-old ban on pit bulls.
Ballot Measure 2J passed with 64.5% voting to lift the ban and 35.5% voting to keep the ban in place.
Passing the measure will allow the city to grant a provisional permit to pit bull owners as long as the owner microchips the animal and complies with additional requirements set by Denver Animal Protection.
Denver Council member Christopher Herndon led the charge, proposing the idea to lift the pit bull ban in January. Denver City Council voted 7-4 to repeal the ban in February, which would have replaced the law with what could be best described as a “probation” for pit bulls. However, Mayor Hancock vetoed the ordinance just days later. …