The Denver City Council approved a measure Monday night that will end the city’s longstanding ban on pit bull ownership and install a new licensing system for the dogs.
The measure passed 7-4. Council members Kendra Black, Jolon Clark, Chris Herndon, Chris Hinds, Robin Kniech, Amanda Sandoval and Jamie Torres voted in favor. Council members Kevin Flynn, Paul Kashmann, Debbie Ortega and Amanda Sawyer were opposed. Council members Candi CdeBaca and Stacie Gilmore were not present.