All I Really Need to Know I Learned at a Demo

Published by Michelle Kretzer.

When Ringling brought “The Cruelest Show on Earth” to Tampa Bay, Florida, this week, it was met with a hardy crowd of animal protection advocates—and a group that was a bit, well, shorter. Children showed up to protest Ringling with handmade signs depicting elephants who were beaten and proclaiming, “Kids Know Better.”

Out of the mouths of babes—and into the minds of many. Help the awesome kids in your life get involved with PETA Kids.

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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