And the delegate responded: I agree with all your observations. Safety is not breed specific nor is the love and importance of a pet. We will try to find the correct balance and I appreciate your input. Whether this comes before the Legislature in a Special Session or regular Session, you may want to follow the hearings on the Maryland General Assembly website. You can check on a bill status and find out about hearing dates. All hearings are open to the public and you can testify if you arrive early enough to sign up to speak. Thank you for taking the time to communicate with me. It is important for me to hear from constituents as I consider my votes. Please feel free to contact me anytime.
“When I was at the rally when we all first gathered in Annapolis I knew I was asking for an appeal for this law because of my personal dog Moses as well as all of his brother and sister Pit’s and Pit mixes.I knew that my Landlord would pressure me to get rid of him and well last Saturday it happened Moses has to be gone by this Saturday. I am not only heart broken as he is like a child to me but I am losing my training assistant. last night a first time client came to my home for an evaluation of her dog I brought Moses out to interact with her dog at first she and her husband froze when he came around the corner but with in 5 minutes Moses had not just won her over he had made her want to write emails too. I am unwilling to find my furry son a home in a state that I have lived in my whole life as I am not sure of his future here.I also know that finding the perfect home for him out of state with a two week time limit has been harder.If not for my last son at home I would pack up and leave this state sadly it has come to this for me. I am tired of the square dance there is enough letters and people being hurt by this law the choices we are being forced to make are unfair and unjust not just to our dogs but to our families.How many of you are willing to place your dogs back into uncertainty that most of us have retrieved our dogs out of? I am not therefore an even tougher choice might have to be made and the blood will be on the people who are sqaure dancing with an issue that has been proved time and time again in other states not to resolve anything. The media well shame on them as they are prepetuating the issue by making every dog attack about a Pit Bull !!! I am open to suggestions and so very broken hearted over the thought of my boy leaving me!!”