In advance of performances by the notorious Garden Bros. Circus scheduled for Minneapolis and Little Falls, Minnesota, PETA contacted city authorities to inform them of the circus’s long history of public endangerment and animal abuse. In response, officials in both cities barred the circus from using animals in the scheduled shows.
“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