National Pit Bull Victim Awareness Day

Zoom conference addresses urgent need for Breed Specific Legislation with 31 people killed by pit bulls in the first 9 months of 2020 - one person every 9 days.
 
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Map of media reports of pit bull attacks
Map of media reports of pit bull attacks
LOS ANGELES - Oct. 15, 2020 - PRLog -- UNITED STATES AND CANADA – National Pit Bull Victim Awareness marks its sixth anniversary on October 26, 2020 with a renewed call for the media to address the critical issue of pit bull attacks. A pre-taped Zoom conference will be available on Facebook on October 26 after 10 AM, Los Angeles time. See https://www.facebook.com/NationalPitBullVictimAwareness

In the first 9 months of 2020, the media reported pit bulls killed 31 people in the USA and Canada, including 8 children under the age of two years. Pit bulls killed someone every 9 days on average. 16 people were killed by their family pit bulls. Pit bulls killed 13 seniors, including two people in wheelchairs.

Thousands of people have been severely disfigured, dismembered and disabled for life, as well as thousands of animals. October 26 is National Pit Bull Victim Awareness Day in memory of those who have been attacked or killed, their grieving families and neighbors, and vast networks of emergency response services. The Zoom conference addresses urgent issues for politicians and journalists. Website at https://www.nationalpitbullvictimawareness.org/ provides interactive maps and a searchable database of 6000 pit bull attacks reported by the media in the past 5 years.

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