Pet-sale ban speaks of larger trend

How ironic that a story on Glendale's ban on the sale of cats and dogs should be in the News-Press on the Fourth of July (“Ban covers cats, dogs”).

While we are celebrating our nation's independence, buying our groceries in mandated recyclable bags, complying with laws outlawing smoking on public streets, and walking by stores that can no longer sell pets to our children, we should remember that this once was a country where people were not so easily led.

A land where men broke the shackles of the strongest government in the world by risking their lives, fortunes and sacred honor to preserve their God-given freedom. Are we still those people?

Paul Carroll

La Crescenta

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