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While residents of Clermont and other Hall County areas are in a fight about a library location, hundreds of dogs all over Hall County are chained 24/7 in various conditions. The city of Gainesville and many areas throughout Georgia have been progressive enough to end this barbaric practice.
Why do you need an animal that has to be chained 24/7? This is a cruel and uneducated practice. It causes physiological harm to the animal, making it more aggressive or more fearful toward humans.
I have called Chairman Tom Oliver many times at the Hall County commission, and he tells me that he does not believe in "more government," and that is why he will not touch the subject of anti-tethering. It seems to me that "more government" is all Hall County is about. I mean "more crooked government."
So while animals, mostly dogs, are suffering all over our county, I guess we can sit back and worry about where a library building will be located.