Moscow Circus Will No Longer Feature Live Animals

August 2014

After PETA mobilized nearly 70,000 supporters to e-mail the Neal S. Blaisdell Center in Honolulu—which had scheduled the Moscow International Circus to perform there in October—the Moscow International Circus has pledged not to use any animals in its upcoming performances.

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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