Day in and day out you can search the news for story's about the ABPT. The positive ones are few and far between. Many people don't even bother to wonder why, they just assume all they read in the papers is true, only this breed is dangerous! (and the many who look the same) Who's fault is it? Well, the actual issue is usually the owners fault, but what the press does with any story is theirs. This is where the Negative Favoritism comes into play. Observe.... This is a story that basically wraps up the year in Texas as related to dog incidents http://www.kdhnews.com/news/story.aspx?id=21621 Pit bulls played big part in local, national news good title huh? What the reporter neglected to mention were the other breeds of dogs that happened to be involved in more, and more serious events. Read about it here.... http://badrap-blog.blogspot.com/2007/12/target-much.html Make sure you check out the links in the list. The pattern of story telling becomes more obvious when you read about the other breeds. I notice it all the time....do you?