Written by PETA
After hearing from
PETA and concerned area residents, Glendale, California, Mayor Laura Friedman
has proposed changing the city's float entry
for the 2012 Tournament of Roses Parade from a "circus elephant"—which
represents pain and
suffering—to one of an elephant in a
Check out the draft design idea that PETA submitted to the mayor and city
council for an "Elephant Freedom" float:
Please ask the Glendale City Council to support Mayor
Friedman's kind position.
by Jennifer O'Connor
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