As I'm on my daily search for newsy items to blog about, there's generally at least one - if not multiple - stories about local towns and counties all across the U.S. enacting some new "dangerous dog" law. For example, just within the past week, stories ran about such ordinances in small towns in coastal Maryland and Massachusetts.
But here's a twist. One small city near Columbus, Ohio has a new law requiring owners to appear before an appeals board if they want to fight a determination of viciousness - but apparently the mayor can't find anyone to serve on the board. Read more in Elizabeth Gibson's article in today's Columbus Dispatch.