By Susannah Bryan, Sun Sentinel
June 25, 2015
A federal judge has rejected a pet shop owner's claim that the city stomped on her "American dream" by banning the sale of commercially-bred puppies and kittens.
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The ruling, issued Wednesday by U.S. District Judge Robert Scola Jr., dismissed claims that the ban is unconstitutional.
Federal courts in Illinois and Rhode Island upheld similar ordinances earlier this year.