Charlie Brown, Denver City Councilman, Receives Threatening Note Over Pit Bull Stance

Denver Police are deploying patrols around the home of a city councilman after he received a threatening note over his stance on the city’s long-standing pitbull ban.KUSA reports that Councilman Charlie Brown received a note after he decline…

Denver Police are deploying patrols around the home of a city councilman after he received a threatening note over his stance on the city’s long-standing pitbull ban.

KUSA reports that Councilman Charlie Brown received a note after he declined to be interviewed for the Animal Planet series Pit Boss, a show about rescuing and rehabilitating fighting pit bulls. The show was producing a special about Denver’s 21-year-ban on pit bulls, which Brown supports.

Brown explained to the show’s producers–who then spoke with Westword –earlier this month that he no longer felt safe speaking publicly about the issue after Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was shot at a constituent meeting in Tucson on January 8.

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