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Judge rules against pit bull kennel

Discussion in 'Dog Ordinances & Laws' started by fearlessknight, Jul 15, 2008.

  1. fearlessknight

    fearlessknight Good Dog

    NORMAN, Okla. (AP) - A Cleveland County judge has ruled against the operator of a pit bull kennel in a case that tests a new state law banning dog kennels within 2,500 feet of a school or day care in Oklahoma City or Tulsa.
    District Judge Tom Lucas issued a temporary injunction today against kennel owner Kenneth Gonzales because his kennel is located within 2,000 feet of the Villa Teresa Moore School. Gonzales also didn't have a kennel license when the law went into effect in June.
    Lucas stayed the injunction for 30 days to allow Gonzales time to find somewhere else to house his 25 American pit bull and American Staffordshire terriers, sometimes commonly referred to as pit bulls.
    The judge says his order would be stayed indefinitely if Gonzales files an appeal with the state Supreme Court.



    http://www.kswo.com/Global/story.asp?S=8674882

     
  2. Arrowhead

    Arrowhead Good Dog

    Isn't that the one where the nuns were worried the dogs were gonna escape and attack the kids at the school?

    Good grief...that's ridiculous!
     
  3. ColbyDogs

    ColbyDogs Big Dog

    I figure I am going to hell anyways....i'd burn the damn church/school down then there would be no school / kennel violations.
     
  4. renae_nae

    renae_nae Big Dog

    2,500 ft away from schools and daycares?...sounds like they are pedophiles!
     
  5. Rai_77

    Rai_77 Good Dog

    I'd move exactly 2500.5 feet away. And sit outside on my lawn chair in short shorts, a bikini top, and 6.5" spiked heels every single day.
     
  6. bahamutt99

    bahamutt99 Stealth ninja

    Since Kenny posted on a board just a short time ago, I think he's going to keep fighting this ruling.
     
  7. Zoe

    Zoe GRCH Dog

    You've GOT to be kidding me!
     
  8. deathpriest

    deathpriest Little Dog

    I'd move next door :)

    This is another case of ignorance.
     
  9. RedNoseGirl

    RedNoseGirl BrodiesMom

    No kidding!
     
  10. CoolHandJean

    CoolHandJean Krypto Super Dog

    Pedophiles are probably allowed closer.
     
  11. megschristina

    megschristina Moderator

    Stupid Nuns!!!
     
  12. Biggie's Dad

    Biggie's Dad Puppy

    Outrageous!...the story and burning down a school!
     
  13. Rai_77

    Rai_77 Good Dog

    OMFG....I just spit banana all over my monitor, thanks a lot!

    ROTFLMAO!
     
  14. Galadriel

    Galadriel Good Dog

    There's a law like that in NE Louisiana. You can't build a bar within a certain distance of a church. When I was living there, rumors of a Hooters opening started to circulate, and one of the big Baptist churches there started construction right away on the next lot in order to run the dreaded Hooters out of town. Turned out to be a Cracker Barrel. They never did finish building that new church :D
     
  15. bahamutt99

    bahamutt99 Stealth ninja

    Yeah, that sounds like something they'd do. LOL! The irony is, this kennel has been there for a few years now, and Kenny's been trying to get it licensed since 2006. (He got approved, and then got denied some permit for building construction or something technical like that. Nothing to do with the dogs at all.) They just passed the law about 2500 feet this year.
     
  16. Rai_77

    Rai_77 Good Dog

    Do you know if the new law include a grandfather clause?
     
  17. bahamutt99

    bahamutt99 Stealth ninja

    Certainly doesn't seem like it, at least not in Kenny's case. I haven't heard of any other kennels being affected by it, though, so I'm not sure. The law was proposed by people just to get at this particular kennel.
     
  18. Pennsooner

    Pennsooner Little Dog

    I'm from Norman, grew up there and Norman is a pretty dirty place as far as the way things get done.
     
  19. bahamutt99

    bahamutt99 Stealth ninja

    And now they lay claim to Wesselhoft. I'm seeing a pattern here. I was on their message board for a while, and those folks were downright mean.
     
  20. Strakatz

    Strakatz Little Dog

    This dude built a truck stop across the street from me. Dude turns out to be a real crackhead. We all heard that he was planing to build a liquor store next to his truck stop. I got on the internet and got ordained by I think it was The Church of Life. Went through the process of forming a non profit and waited for him to begin construction. Half way through construction I call a lawyer and made him move his store. Construction stopped and he sold the truckstop. End of problem with this dude. My church had accomplished it's goal and has gone the way of the liquor store. I really don't care about liquor stores I just didn't like the dude that was going to build it.
     

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