New Jersey becomes first state to ban elephants in circus

New Jersey becomes first state to ban elephants in circus

New Jersey will become the first state in which at the legislative level will prohibit cruelty to animals. Nose the law prohibits an entertaining show with elephants in circuses, carnivals and fairs. The bill was unanimously approved the state Senate and Assembly, only two members voted against.

The last stage for the introduction of the law is the adoption of the bill by Governor Chris Christie.

New Jersey becomes first state to ban elephants in circus

Circuses, as a rule, claim to treat animals well, maintaining the necessary conditions. While training and learning to jump through burning rings, is seen as a positive development. In fact, animals are tortured and kept in barbaric conditions.

«These wild animals sometimes days sitting in the trailers. It’s cruel, it’s inhumane, and we will put an end to this,» said state Senator Raymond lesniak, the main proponent of the bill.

Good news! Hugo and Franciszka Liebel have been charged with cruelty to animals in relation to Nosey the elephant. pic.twitter.com/vvxnFE5w4o

— PETA (@peta) October 16, 2017

«Good news! Hugo and Francis, Libel accused in the brutal treatment of the elephant Nose».

The law is called the Law Nose, in honor of the elephant from the circus , Great American Family Circus. In December 2017 the judge from Alabama has decided to take the 35-year-old pet owners after complaints of ill-treatment. The owners were arrested, but released on bail of 1 thousand dollars, and for the elephant activists have achieved placement in special environmentally suitable area.

 

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