Independence, Missouri Petitioners Dispute Pit Bull Ban

Pupper prohibition remains in effect . . . Here's a peek at the latest push back . . .

A group of people wearing red in support of getting rid of the ban filled room. They recently collected more than 5,000 petition signatures to repeal the ban. That is nearly 2,000 more signatures than they needed.

They submitted that petition to the city and Jackson County election office today, hoping the city council will either allow the issue to be put on a future ballot or decide to instead have the council decide the fate of the ban.

The county has 30 days to process and verify the signatures.

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Pit bull ban remains on the books in Independence

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (KCTV) - The decision on who will determine whether the nearly 20-year-old Pit bull ban in Independence will remain in place or not is still unknown tonight. There were some people who came to the city council meeting in hopes the council would take some type of action on the issue.