To underline their story, they had a long interview with a very stupid woman who breeds pit bulls for money. She was disgusting. She claimed to be defending them, meanwhile pit bull puppies romped all over her yard. SHE is the kind of person that creates problems for pits. So many homeless pit bulls are already killed in shelters. There is NO EXCUSE for anyone breeding pit bulls for money.
But to ban the breed means that just being a pit bull would be illegal, a crime punishable by capital punishment. This is wrong. Pit bulls are dogs. Pure and simple. Anyone who believes that they will be safer if pit bulls are banned is just ignorant of the facts, and of history. Were you safer when blood hounds were banned? How about when dobermans were banned? German shepherds? No? No. Any breed of dog can have members that are dangerous. That does not mean you can or should ban the entire breed. It means you should be careful around dogs you don't know. ALL dogs you don't know. It means you should keep your dog on a leash and/or under control in public. ANY breed of dog. It means that if your dog has ever shown a tendancy toward being aggressive, you should keep a muzzle on it in public for the safety of the dog and everyone else. ANY breed of dog.
But to ban pit bulls? In every state where this has been tried, it has had two results: 1) Hundreds of dogs were killed; and 2) dog bite statistics did not go down. In other words, you are not safer when breeds are banned. People just get other breeds, and those breeds are (surprise!) just as likely to bite you as any other.
If you love dogs, please fight this.