Proposition B would create stricter standards for dog breeding and little else

Friday, October 29, 2010 | 4:19 p.m. CDT

COLUMBIA — Supporters and opponents of Proposition B, a ballot measure that adds stricter standards to current laws regulating dog breeders, have had a lot to say about the measure. Readers have made hundreds of comments about the issue at Many of them are questioning the Humane Society of the United States' motivation behind sponsoring the ballot measure and expressing concern that it can be applied to animals besides dogs. Here, we've tried to clear up some of the issues that readers have brought up in both comments and letters to the editor.