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Arkansas National Guard cancels animals circus!

The Arkansas National Guard has reportedly canceled circus events at state armories, in response to calls from local advocate.

The Arkansas National Guard has reportedly canceled circus events at state armories, in response to calls from local advocate Ruth Scroggin. Arkansas National Guard spokesperson Major Will Phillips said “We want to be good community partners. Circuses and armories don’t mix.” The shows were to feature Carson & Barnes elephants; ADI previously documented Carson & Barnes elephants out of control, with workers failing to control them, using bullhooks, metal bars, and stun guns: https://youtu.be/J9xNi-1LdUo

Earlier this week, a Carson & Barnes elephant transporter stalled in Oklahoma, leaving elephants on the side of the road, holding up traffic.

Wild animal acts cause suffering and are a public safety risk. CREATE CHANGE IN YOUR COMMUNITY – join more than 80 local US jurisdictions, including Sherwood and Eureka Springs, Arkansas, who have acted to restrict such acts. www.stopcircussuffering.com

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