New Jersey Governor Signs Nosey’s Law

In December, New Jersey became the first state ever to enact a ban on traveling wild-animal acts when Gov. Phil Murphy signed Nosey’s Law. This monumental victory for animals came after more than a decade of persistence by PETA activists working to save Nosey (the elephant who inspired this ban) and support for the bill from PETA and its supporters.

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“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind