Last year, the Highlands County Fair Association in Sebring, Florida, canceled planned Loomis Bros. Circus shows after hearing from concerned local residents and thousands of PETA members and supporters. This year, on November 21, the association is hosting Garden Bros. Circus but won’t allow animals! This is a victory for the elephants, camels, and horses exploited by this notoriously cruel circus, and it’s yet another sign that Garden Bros. and all other circuses need to go animal-free if they plan to stay afloat.
“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