Reading the Riot Act

But a source described Kasich’s call somewhat differently, saying the governor “read the riot act” to the committee.

Kasich is unhappy that Ohio has been placed in the national spotlight in a negative way in the two weeks since dozens of wild, exotic animals were shot and killed after they were released by owner Terry W. Thompson of Zanesville. Thompson then committed suicide.

Kasich told the committee that he wanted it to stop “nit-picking” and to quickly finalize a recommendation for the strongest law in the nation, the source said.

Though there was no actual vote, the consensus of the committee at the conclusion of the five-hour meeting was to ban new private ownership of big cats, bears, wolves, primates and venomous snakes.

Current owners, however, would be allowed to keep their animals.

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2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. E-bike
    Nov 10, 2011 @ 08:47:04

    You seem to be very professional in the way you write.::~


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