June 7, 2007

The moral "majority" -- and the other 86%

Columnist Dan Bernstein in the Riverside Press-Enterprise has a great take on AB 1634.
RivCo's Animal Services estimates there are more than 422K dogs in the county. The number of dogs licensed as required by law: 59,854 or about 14 percent. This is worse than voter turnout -- even though most dogs are several links above politicians on the old food chain [...]

Which brings us to the other 86 percent. Are people who can't be bothered to buy a three-year dog license ($19 for "altered" pets and $150 for "unaltereds" in RivCo) going to obey a law to sterilize their pets? In a word: Are you crazy?

Read the whole thing here.

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