Wow! Our legislature is outdoing themselves this time. They can take the time and effort to pass a dog tether law that is about as ambiguous as it gets, yet they need time for a special session to handle real business?
Wonder if this law is going to be as effective as the cell-phone-while-driving law? How many prosecutions have you seen for it?
I wonder if we’ll ever understand that a law is only effective if it is enforced, and there’s a penalty for the wrong doer? I can just imagine how our overworked police are going to respond to that. And this “law” made front-page news?
Sorry, legislative priorities look like a joke. And maybe we should discuss penalties - I mean, if you only get a 20-year sentence for murder (and half of that is removed by the parole board), what’s the penalty going to be for chaining your dog illegally? Ten thousand dollars in court costs, which the taxpayers will fund, for a suspended sentence of three days if you promise not to do it again? I’m still laughing.
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