1. One was a pit bull sitting on the passenger's lap - while this is not typical and prohibited by the airline, please consider that the animal may have been performing a necessary task for which you had no context 2. SW employeea are not even allowed to ask what purpose the dog is serving? - In order to get your ticket, a southwest employee must verify that you have the necessary paperwork and observe the animal’s behavior. They are legally (ADA guidelines) allowed to ask what services the animal performs to mitigate their partner’s disability. 3. What abot considering ALL passengers rights instead of those with a dog? - Passengers with a trained service animal, regardless of the nature of their disability, are working as partners in order to allow disabled people to live the fullest lives possible. If you believe that those whose disabilities or associated medical needs inconvenience you (violate your rights) should not be given equal access is, then you may want to attack the validity of the ADA directly. - As it seems that your life is not mitigated by the effects of a disability, it seems likely that you are capable of avoiding dogs on airplanes unless you are being forced into said plane.
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