After hearing from PETA, the Fairmont Police Department informed the Garden Bros. Circus that it wouldn’t be issued a permit to exhibit or display wild or exotic animals within Fairmont city limits for its show at the National Guard Armory.
“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