After PETA sent a letter pointing out that the notorious Garden Bros. Circus failed to obtain the required permit to perform with elephants during its shows at the St. Lucie County Fairgrounds in Florida, county officials responded by directing the circus to make its scheduled performances there elephant-free.
“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