Reject the renewal of Hugo Liebel's USDA license and confiscate Nosey the elephant from her current abusive owner, Hugo Liebel of Liebel Family Circus.
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In 2013, Liebel was fined as the result of more than 30 recurring welfare violations, including failure to provide adequate veterinary care and safe handling violations that put Nosey and the public at risk. Please helps us in our tireless fight for Nosey by signing and sharing this petition. Thank you!
The USDA has the power to deny Liebel’s 2015 USDA license renewal but refuses. According to a representative of the USDA, the USDA also will not confiscate Nosey from Liebel because he has fulfilled all of the federal requirements, regardless of the welfare violation charges. In order to remove Nosey, the USDA requires a go-ahead from Congress. One way of convincing Congress that this is a dire and very time-sensitive situation is to submit a petition with at least 100,000 signatures. At that point, they will have no choice but to seriously consider our requests and be forced into action. We have advocated tirelessly for Nosey for many years, and she needs our help again. We ask that you sign this petition and also call the USDA and your congressperson in order to help us in our fight for Nosey.
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