New Jersey becomes first state to ban elephants in circus

New Jersey becomes first state to ban elephants in circus

New Jersey could 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 their animals well, maintaining the necessary conditions. The training and training is atypical in the natural environment actions, such as jumping through burning rings, is seen as a positive development, but in fact the animals are in unacceptable conditions.

«These wild animals are sometimes kept for days in trailers. It’s cruel, it’s inhumane, and it’s something we can stop and stop,» said state Senator Raymond lesniak, the main sponsor 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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