The city I mention is not a dog-fighting mecca, it's a very affluent suburb of Detroit. This ruling and law was not in response to a rash of pit-related injuries. It's the result of pearl-clutchers, plain and simple. That, and an underlying fear of "who" owns pits.
Automatic seizure without any incidence? Then grab up all those jack russells while you're at it, because I've had more of those stinkers sinking their teeth into my ankle or grabbing onto my pantleg.