Reader: I've been bitten by a Chihuahua and a St. Bernard but never a pit bull

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A post about a pit bull biting a toddler on the face in Commerce City inspired an explosion of comments -- hundreds of them. Most readers wanted to discuss whether the dog or its owner was to blame for what happened, with this one arguing that the breed has been unfairly maligned.

See also: Photos: Pit bull bites toddler's face in Commerce City, dog dies while being wrangled by cops

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Reader: Colorado Springs is so ass-backwards it's like going back in time

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Our post about the reaction to Michael Bloomberg suggesting that Colorado Springs and Pueblo are so rural that they may not even have roads prompted a slew of comments from folks calling the ex-New York City mayor out of touch or weighing in on gun control, the topic that prompted the remark in the first place. But one reader expressed understanding for Bloomberg's misinformation, sorta/kinda.

See also: Ex-NYC mayor Michael Bloomberg implies Pueblo and Colorado Springs don't have roads

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Reader: I'm calling bullsh*t on getting ticketed for saying f*ck!

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Melanie Asmar's report about a man who received a disorderly conduct citation for saying "Fuck it" at a Sam's Club in Aurora incited a passionate response that's definitely giving the First Amendment a workout. Here's a case in point.

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Reader: Denver drivers are a f*cking treat compared to ones in L.A.

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Our post about Auto Advantage's list of the ten cities with the least courteous drivers -- and Denver's finish as the ninth most courteous city for drivers -- prompted a debate about whether motorists in the metro area place on the politeness scale. The following reader places them well above those who take the wheel in a certain left coast locale.

See also: Ten cities with the least courteous drivers -- and whether Denver motorists are polite or not

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Reader: Obama should have taken that hit, because he's leading like he's stoned

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Photo by Steve Weil
Our post spotlighting a video of President Barack Obama being asked if he wanted a hit during a visit to the Wazee Supper Club earlier this week inspired commentary on a wide range of topics across the political spectrum. But many readers included marijuana references in their posts. Here's an example.

See also: Obama's belief that pot's less risky than alcohol (sort of) is refreshing, says Mason Tvert

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Reader: Gun nuts who think America's trying to take down Jesus have their heads up their ass

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Talk about hitting a nerve: Hundreds of people have commented so far on our post about Shooters Grill, a Rifle eatery whose waitresses are armed. The passions run high on both sides of the issue. Here's an example from someone who probably won't be dining at Shooters anytime soon.

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Reader: Birth control is dangerous and has many potential side effects

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Our Denver Blogs post about the Supreme Court's birth-control ruling in a case involving Hobby Lobby stores -- a decision our Bree Davies thinks should concern everyone -- got people talking, and plenty of them disagreed about its importance. This reader's take is a memorable example.

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Reader: Forget birth control -- where is the outrage over the ACA's other losses of choice?

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Last week five of the nine Supreme Court justices (Ruth Bader Ginsburg definitely not included) decided that "closely-held" corporations -- think Hobby Lobby -- can refuse to cover certain forms of contraception in their health plans if they are opposed to them from a religious standpoint. "When the Supreme Court decides that a corporation is a person with religious beliefs but a woman is not a person free to take care of her body as she chooses and sees fit, that's a problem for everyone," wrote Bree Davies in response -- and the comments have been flying eer since.

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The Supreme Court's birth control ruling and why everyone should be concerned about it


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Reader: I'd feel safer in a restaurant if the waitresses and customers had guns

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Our post about Shooters Grill in Rifle, which encourages open carry for waitresses and customers alike, prompted a debate about whether such displays of firepower would make diners feel more or less safe. The following comment is an enthusiastic vote in the "more safe" column.

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Reader: There's nothing natural about breastfeeding with both tits hanging out

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Jeanna Hoch.
Our update about breastfeeding advocate Jeanna Hoch, whose Facebook account was blocked when she posted a new version of a photo supposedly removed by mistake, inspired readers on both sides of this controversial issue. Here's the take of someone critical of the posted pics.

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