Michigan Call To Action
Michigan House Bill 4035, which ends breed-specific legislation (BSL) in Michigan, was passed by the Michigan House of Representatives in October, 2020 by an overwhelming 88-13 majority; however, the bill now needs to be passed by the Michigan State Senate. The bill would end BSL in Michigan by preventing local city governments from regulating dogs based on their appearance or perceived breed. This bill is in-line with scientific studies, veterinary, canine, and public safety experts which all agree that BSL and breed-based bans are ineffective and a waste of public resources. Even worse, they are discriminatory towards responsible owners and punish dogs based only on their appearance or breed, sometimes resulting in the seizure of loved pets that have done nothing wrong. If you agree that BSL in Michigan should end, please take action by sending a message to state senators using the form below.