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ARAs and Commissioners Win One for the Circus Elephants in Margate

There was a bit of dissent from some Margate residents, but the city's commissioners followed through on a promise to animal-rights activists to ban devices used to mistreat circus animals.

The intent of the activists was to prevent the Cole Brothers Circus from coming to town, but they seem pretty pleased the city is banning instruments like bull hooks and electric prods that harm the animals.

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