Author: Nina Jackel

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Nina Jackel

Nina Jackel is an activist and journalist who founded Lady Freethinker to provide news and grassroots action for a free and compassionate world -- for every species.

‘NOSEY’S LAW’ COULD BAN ELEPHANTS AND OTHER ANIMALS FROM CIRCUSES AND FAIRS IN NEW JERSEY

On Monday, New Jersey state legislature voted to ban the use of elephants and other exotic animals from circuses and other entertainment facilities within the state. With overwhelming support, the bill passed the Senate and the Assembly, and if Gov. Chris Christie signs the bill, “Nosey’s Law” will make New Jersey the first state with such a ban. Sen. Raymond Lesniak and Sen. Nilsa Cruz Perez sprung into action after hearing of the plight of Nosey the elephant, a 35-year old African elephant used in The Great American Family Circus of Orlando, who was recently confiscated from her owner in Alabama after allegations...

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