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We advocate on all animal protection and exploitation issues, including experimentation, factory farming, rodeos, breeders and traveling animal acts.

Animal Defenders of Westchester
P.O. Box 205
Yonkers, NY 10704

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Free the elephants!

Letter to the editor published in AM NEW YORK, 12/7/05:

Former "Golden Girls" star Betty White is fighting against elephants, not for them ("Betty White fights for elephants" 12/5).

It is tragic that White is trying to stop efforts to move elephants out of an antiquated, small area of the Los Angeles Zoo and into more spacious, humane facilities.  She is mistaken that 'removing the animals would deny children the opportunity to learn about them.'  All children learn by watching captive animals is that we have the "right" to enslave and dominate them.

Teach children respect for those who share this planet, Betty - let this cruel 'exhibit' close so that those intelligent, feeling beings can have a decent life.

Kiley Blackman

Yonkers
 


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