After discussions with PETA about the cruelty inherent in using animals for entertainment, Be Electric Studios in Brooklyn, New York, made the compassionate decision to ban animal exhibits from all of its events! Wild and exotic animals used at parties, festivals, and other events are often torn away from their mothers as babies, locked inside cages, and shipped around the country while they’re denied any semblance of a natural life. Be Electric Studios has joined the hundreds of venues and dozens of communities nationwide that are prohibiting or restricting animal exhibits. Now, speak up for animals who are still suffering in circuses.
“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
— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind