And yet they do. Over and over. With devastating results.<quoted text> They were never bred to attack people.
127 pit bull attacks on humans that occurred across the United States in an 85-day period between July to September 2008.
127 attacks recorded
57% of the attacks occurred off-property
158 people were injured
63% of these injuries were severe
10% entailed severed body parts
6 people were killed
Within the same period, U.S. law enforcement officers and citizens shot 128 dangerous pit bulls, and 12 cities passed ordinances that regulate pit bulls as well.
These cities included: Fultondale (AL), Manteca (CA), Sioux City (IA), Grosse Point Park (MI), Hazel Park (MI), Leflore County (MS), Greenwood (MS), Omaha (NE), Lakewood (OH), Newport (OH), Sturgis (SD) and Fort Hood Army Base,(TX).
All of the listed attacks are attacks on HUMANS, not animals.
You can read the details and the individual stories at the link below: