Debbie Ellis donated 2020-07-18 14:48:26 -0500
Ive been a member for years and 100% support your efforts here in Texas. I live in Fredericksburg. A new business has moved into the area that is widely known for abusing elephants. They have recently moved here from CA because of the bull hook ban in CA. Now they are located here in Stonewall with 5 elephants that they are showing on their property and allowing rides and people contact with these elephants. They call themselves now “The Preserve”. How can we stop them here in Texas? Have Truck Will Travel LLC is the company name. Owned by Gary & Kari Johnson family. There are many videos and articles on the net about them. ADI, PAWS and other known groups have fought them while they were in CA. Now it is Texas turn to pass a bull hook ban in our great state. I look forward to your reply.I have attached a video made by ADI concerning the treatment of elephants.
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