Written by Michelle Kretzer
After hearing from PETA and our supporters about the cruelty of the circus and
the danger to residents, Bellevue officials denied Carson & Barnes a permit
to perform. And after PETA sent a letter to the president of Bellevue
University asking her not to host Carson & Barnes, PETA also received a
call from the university informing us that, having become aware of the cruelty
to animals used by the circus, the university had canceled the circus's
Carson & Barnes Circus wants to bring its
abusive act to Bellevue University in Nebraska. Tell Bellevue officials that cruelty to animals has no place at an
institution for higher learning.
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