Sunday, August 03, 2014
"A family pet that left little Shephard Mea fighting for his life used to roam the street terrorising neighbours and had been aggressive towards the child before yesterday's attack.
The incident happened at a Housing New Zealand property, and Housing Minister Nick Smith told the Sunday Star-Times last night officials would launch an inquiry as dogs were not routinely allowed at HNZ homes…."
If I left a loaded shotgun about the house and one of my children pulled the trigger with fatal results, I would (rightly) be headed for jail.
I see NO DIFFERENCE here.
A side issue is that poor people so often seem to afford to keep big hungry dogs...