May 30, 2010 Elgin: Officers kill two pit bulls after boy attacked in Elgin

You'll notice that then-mayor Schock backed down from BSL because he heard over and over again from pit bull owners: Make the owners responsible.

Pit bulls and pit bull owners are the problem. BSL regulates pit bull owners because pit bull owners refuse to regulate themselves. BSL will force pit bull owners to be responsible.

fountain at Festival Park

By Eric Peterson

ELGIN - Will Elgin leaders reconsider stricter laws for pit bulls and their owners?

That's one question that has been raised after a weekend incident in which officers shot and killed two loose pit bull dogs after one bit a 9-year-old boy in front of about 100 people at the fountain at Festival Park.

Councilman John Prigge, who pushed for a grandfathered pit bull ban earlier this year but later backed off, said he will meet with city officials and other council members to see what to do next.

"I knew we would be back here," Prigge said...