According to the report accompanying the resolution, laws that target “pit bulls” are inconsistent with due process because it’s difficult to determine which dogs fit in the category. And even when laws are more specific in their definitions, it’s difficult to judge a dog from its appearance.That is, the focus seems to be on the rights of the owners, that it's a due process problem to refer to a breed, when it's not clear what dogs are covered by that reference.
August 7, 2012
At first glance it looks like the ABA House of Delegates is coming out against discriminating against dog breeds — as if it's something like racism that needs to be condemned. But: