HOPSports Ends its Partnership with Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus

March 2011

Following a meeting with PETA, HOPSports, a company that promotes physical fitness and nutrition among young people, agreed to end its partnership with Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus and removed all references to Ringling from its website.


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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“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