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Portola Valley may restrict pellet gun use

Original post made on Oct 26, 2008

Pellet gun restrictions may be coming to Portola Valley in the aftermath of the Aug. 30 shooting death of a pet cat.

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Posted by Jesse
a resident of Portola Valley: Central Portola Valley
on Oct 26, 2008 at 1:24 pm

So some heartless idiot shoots a pet and the response is to punish everyone for the crime? Would such an ordinance deter a miscreant from harming animals? I think that greatly increasing the penalty for cruelty to animals would be a much more effective response than banning pellet guns. That would cover harming or killing innocent pets by any means, not only pellet guns.