Freedom Float ‘Flies’

Published by PETA.

After hearing from PETA and concerned area residents, Glendale, California, Mayor Laura Friedman has proposed changing the city’s float entry for the 2012 Tournament of Roses Parade from a “circus elephant”—which represents pain and suffering—to one of an elephant in a natural setting.

Check out the draft design idea that PETA submitted to the mayor and city council for an “Elephant Freedom” float:

Please ask the Glendale City Council to support Mayor Friedman’s kind position.


Written by Jennifer O’Connor

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

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