04-18-2004, 10:37 AM #1Former Member
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Judges declare war on pet owners
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) -- Two Texas judges have made a federal case out of dog poop on the courthouse lawn.
Irked by a profusion of pet excrement on the small lawn of the federal courthouse in downtown Austin, U.S. District Judges Sam Sparks and Lee Yeakel issued an order on Thursday:
"Any person who authorizes or permits any animal to relieve itself on the grass or grounds of the United States Courthouse shall be subject to citation, fine, and/or arrest effective from this date...