Dog owners in Texas are hot under the collar over a proposal that would require them to buy $100,000 insurance for their pooches.
And they've vowed not to roll over and play dead for what they're calling yet another example of needless nanny-state legislation.
House Bill 998, introduced by state Rep. Ruth Jones McClendon, D-Texas, would require owners of unleashed, un-neutered male dogs over 20 pounds to carry a liability insurance policy of at least $100,000. Violations would be classified as a misdemeanor, and punishable by a fine up to $500.
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