By Anica Padilla

(CBS4) — Aurora is one step closer to repealing a ban on pit bulls. During a city council meeting Monday night, members voted to repeal the ban 7 to 3.
This is just the first reading.

One ordinance, sponsored by council member Allison Hiltz, would give city council the authority to eliminate the breed restrictions.

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Mayor Mike Coffman introduced a competing ordinance earlier this month, which would allow voters to decide on the future of the pit bull ban in the 2021 municipal election.

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Coffman’s ordinance failed on a vote of 4-7, but the mayor said he would bring it up for another vote.

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Anica Padilla