It certainly does to me.
I received the following from Steve Ruddick (Lib) Hamilton Centre, today. Unfortunately, I did not get his attached personal statement or photos but asked him to send those along.
Dear Ms. Mulvey,
I am forwarding you a message originally sent to you by Mr. McGuinty.
I hope it answers your questions regarding dangerous dogs.
On April 29, 1998, Courtney Trempe died when she was bitten on the neck by a bullmastiff while playing at a friend's house in Stouffville.
On October 26, 2003, an 11-year-old girl suffered serious injuries after she was attacked by two of her grandmother's Dogue de Bordeaux dogs in Uxbridge. The girl had over 150 puncture wounds, extensive nerve damage, and her leg had been chewed to the bone.
On August 28, 2004, a 25-year-old
These incidents, and others like them, convinced us that provincial action was necessary to protect the public from dangerous pit bulls.
The Public Safety Related to Dogs Statute Law Amendment Act (formerly Bill 132) is now law and the government has implemented the legislation. That legislation bans pit bulls and toughens penalties for the owners of any dog that poses a danger to the public.
We are committed to building safe, strong communities and to protecting Ontarians. We passed this legislation to respond to the concerns of Ontarians about their personal safety, and we proudly stand behind this law. We heard loud and clear that Ontarians want to be protected from the menace of pit bulls. We have established strict regulations for existing pit bulls, making owners more responsible and helping make
Not only did we protect Ontarians from vicious pit bulls, but we also protected them from irresponsible owners of any dangerous dogs. The legislation that we passed also increase fines up to a maximum of $10,000 and allow jail sentences up to six months for owners whose dogs are involved in an attack ($60,000 fines for corporations were also passed).
We believe this law will help protect not only Ontarians, but also many
Per your request, I have included a photo of me with my [dog/ cat/ hamster/ goldfish ' TBD by comms]. Detailed answers to your questions are attached as Appendix 'A.'
So, I guess we can't blame Bentley, except for being so naive as to send it out. I haven't received anything from McGuinty yet but that's OK – it's typical of the Bubble Boy.
The blame lies with Dalton McGuilty – puppy killer, discriminator and insufferably arrogant tin potter extraordinaire.
I can't help wondering who wrote this for Dalton?
By the way, if ever there was a good reason for Springer Rage, this is it.
MY DOG IS BEGGING YOU TO
REJECT DALTON McGUINTY ON OCTOBER 10!