Boston Officials Call for Crackdown on Pit Bulls

(NECN) - Boston officials are calling for a crackdown on pit bulls.

The Boston Herald reports that officials have filed a bill that calls for state lawmakers to let cities and towns zero-in on the dogs before they attack again.

Mayor Tom Menino told the Herald that the legislation is about making city neighborhoods safer.

In November, a state law went into effect that strikes down any breed-specific legislation that cities or towns may have in place.

The MSPCA supports that law.

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