Written by PETA
Remember how PETA called on the U.S. Department of Agriculture
(USDA) to order Ringling
Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus to
remove a sick elephant named Sarah from the road? Well, Sarah is still being prodded into boxcars and arenas, despite the fact that
she is suffering from a chronic infection and arthritis—which is why The Daily Show correspondent
and star of the highly anticipated Aaron Sorkin HBO series More as This Story Develops Olivia Munn
has added to PETA's pleas with one of her own:
Sarah even collapsed earlier this summer in California while being loaded onto
the circus's train, yet Ringling had her up and performing in the very next
Please click here to join PETA and Olivia now in calling on the USDA
to seize Sarah and transfer her to a reputable
facility where she can get the care and treatment that she so desperately
needs. And urge the agency to comply
with its legal duty to notify the U.S. attorney general of
the serious dangers to Sarah's health so that a temporary restraining order or
injunction can be obtained to protect Sarah's well-being.
Written by Jennifer O'Connor
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Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights? Read more.