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Vicious Dog Law Ruled Unconstitutional

A divided Ohio Supreme Court declared part of Ohio's vicious dog law unconstitutional.

The law requires owners to buy extra insurance and restrain dogs that are considered vicious based on behavior failue to do so then becomes a misdemeanor.

Wednesday justices ruled that it's unfair to deny the owner a hearing to contest the vicious dog delcaration before threatening the owner with prosecution.

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