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First hearing for Ohio "Dangerous Wild Animal" bill tomorrow

By Jeff Barringer
Tue, March 13 2012 at 16:54

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Why don't you spend as much energy trying to BRING JOBS TO OHIO..INSTEAD OF TRYING TO PENALIZE PEOPLE THAT HAVE/HAVE HAD REPTILES FOR YEARS? I can understand due diligence..but a "kneejerk reaction" to something vaguely like what happened in Zanesville not long ago...is just foolish.
#1 Neal H Woods on 2012-03-14 19:06 (Reply)
I agree with Neal. Also, considering what happened in Zanesville involved lions and tigers, why not write legislation on that, rather than hurting the reptile industry. I know plenty of reputable breeders and owners. We shouldn't let a few bad apples destroy a trade.
#2 Kellie Lynch on 2012-04-06 21:52 (Reply)

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