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STATE LAWMAKERS ARE WORKING ON A BILL BANNING TRAVELING ACTS AND CIRCUSES IN ILLINOIS FROM USING ELEPHANTS.
 
ALTHOUGH THE BIG NAME CIRCUSES ARE ENDING THE USE OF ELEPHANTS IN THEIR SHOWS, THERE ARE STILL ABOUT 100 ELEPHANTS BEING HAULED AROUND THE COUNTRY AND FORCED TO PERFORM SAYS THE HUMANE SOCIETY. QUENTIN NEEBEL IS A SIXTH GRADER FROM DOWNSTATE JACKSONVILLE, AND TESTIFIED IN FAVOR OF THE LEGISLATION.
 
 
REPRESENTATIVE LAURA FINE OF GLENVIEW IS SPONSORING THE LEGISLATION, SAYING THE USE OF THESE SPECIAL ANIMALS IN CIRCUS ACTS IS CRUEL.
 
 
THE BILL HAS ALREADY PASSED THE SENATE BUT STILL NEEDS TO BE VOTED ON IN THE HOUSE.

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