L.A. Jiffy Lubes Drop Ringling Bros. Promotion

July 2009

When PETA discovered that Jiffy Lube of Greater Los Angeles was giving away discounted Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus tickets with the purchase of an oil change, we immediately contacted the president of the Southern California cooperative. PETA explained that Ringling denies animals everything that is natural and important to them and beats them in the most sensitive parts of their bodies with whips and sharp, metal-tipped bullhooks. As a result, Jiffy Lube of Greater Los Angeles decided to end its relationship with Ringling.

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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