Atlanta resident Anna Ware
displays a bullhook as she
comments before the Fulton County Commission
reconsidered an elephant bullhook ban during a meeting on Wednesday, June 1st.
was for the ban and pointed out that her
bullhook was confiscated when she
went through security so they must consider it a weapon.
Buckhead resident Anna Ware
told Fulton County commissioners the debate over whether elephant bullhooks are training tools or instruments of terror was settled when she
tried to bring one into their building Wednesday morning.
Security guards seized it as a weapon, and a police detective had to carry it into chambers so she
could show what one looks like -- an instrument shaped like a fire poker, topped with a steel claw with two sharpened tips.
"I see this as setting precedent and a stepping stone," said Ware, an Atlanta Humane Society executive board member.