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The Movement to End the Use of Wild Animals in Circuses Secures Its Biggest Win Yet

Click here for reuse options! New Jersey lawmakers voted to ban nearly all wild animal acts in their state. The movement to end the use of wild animals in circuses secured its biggest win yet, with New Jersey lawmakers, in the waning days of their lame-duck session, voting nearly unanimously yesterday to ban almost all wild animal acts in the Garden State. Assemblyman Raj Mukherji and Senator Raymond Lesniak sponsored the bill that would make New Jersey the first state in the nation to enact such a ban.
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