Day Five, Virginia throws us out of the house into the backyard, figuratively speaking

This was from five years ago, but an amusing read of what it was like out on the trail advocating for chained dogs by chaining myself (sometimes with friends, like this day!) to a doghouse. Enjoy!

Capitol Doghouse Tour

Tami looks at the Capitol building from the bottom of the hill Tami looks at the Capitol building from her chain at the bottom of the hill

The end of week one of the Capitol Doghouse tour has me through the van crisis and on to Richmond, the capital of DDB’s new home state of Virginia, where I hope to raise awareness of chaining and encourage statewide legislation which would bring some relief to our suffering canines.

I was disappointed to discover that free speech is seriously curtailed on the property that houses the Capitol. I’m really not sure how these governments are getting away with controlling our ability to express our desires since they are guaranteed by the Constitution of the United States, but Virginia was the first state who seriously interfered with these rights.

Maryland had given us only a two hour permit, but since no one else was showing up in 100 degree weather to express their opinions, we…

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