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Circus Animal Abuse

Burnt Paws and Broken Spirits: What Happens When the Circus Lights Go Out?

Nancy Colier | Posted 05.05.2015 | Politics
Nancy Colier

How is it that we can believe we have the right to misuse these magnificent and wise wild creatures for the purposes of entertainment and profit, without any consideration or empathy for their wellbeing?

Should Parents Take Their Children To The Circus?

Posted 08.09.2012 | Green

Should parents take their children to the circus? While going to the circus may be a favorite pastime for many adults, animal abuse allegations hav...

Kathleen Miles

Throngs In LA Will Protest THIS | Kathleen Miles | Posted 07.11.2012 | Los Angeles

Families going to the circus in downtown Los Angeles Wednesday will have to walk past throngs of protesters, some with graphic photos of alleged anima...

Video Shows North Korean Bears And Monkeys Reportedly Forced To Roller Skate, Jump Rope

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 06.01.2012 | Green

Footage covertly filmed by the Sun during a one-week stay in North Korea shows bears and monkeys being forced to perform tricks in gaudy costumes at a...

Sarah Cannot Wait Another Day

Olivia Munn | Posted 01.21.2012 | Los Angeles
Olivia Munn

Sarah's story doesn't need embellishment or a funny line to draw you in, just the facts. Sarah is an elephant with a chronic infection and symptoms of arthritis and she's being forced to travel and perform with the Ringling Bros.

The Cruelest Show On Earth?

Mother Jones | Posted 01.07.2012 | Green

IT WAS A DRIZZLY WINTER DAY, and inside the Jacksonville Coliseum, Kenny, a three-year-old Asian elephant, was supposed to perform his usual adorable ...

Circus Elephant Abuse Lawsuit Dismissed By Appeals Court

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 12.28.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court on Friday upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit brought by animal rights activists that claims the Ringling Bro...

China BANS Animal Circuses

The Huffington Post | Zoe Triska | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Chinese government issued a ban on animal circuses and certain types of animal abuse at zoos that went into effect on Tuesday. According to Th...