Stop supporting a circus that uses animals as entertainment
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Stop supporting a circus that uses animals as entertainment

    1. Petition by

      Adam Fosnaugh

      Evansville, IN

The use of animals in the circus is extremely outdated. The way these animals are trained and treated is barbaric and horrendous. Elephants are beaten, poked, and prodded until they submit to trainers to do ridiculous tricks. Bullhooks and electric shock prods are used even on baby elepants. Bears, tigers, and chimpanzees are all beaten into submission and for what? Entertainment? If that's what it takes to entertain people in the 21st century there is something seriously wrong with our country. It's time to stop supporting this cruelty to animals. Enough is enough. The Hadi Shrine Circus needs to change their ways once and for all. No more animal cruelty for entertainment.

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    • Alexandra slota MOUNT VERNON, IN
      • 11 months ago

      Tonight I went to the 80th Hadi shriner circus in evansville indiana, and those poor animals looked so miserable and sad exp the bears and elephants, after the second half and one of the clowns did there show with the walking toy elephant "which was a dog" as he handled the dog like he was a toy threw him around it was like nothing, those animals called for help you can tell by the performers carry there selfs with the animals they are abusive I am disgusted will not go to a another one unless they do them WITHOUT AnimaLS!!!

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    • Lisa Ruby TRAVELERS REST, SC
      • about 1 year ago

      People need to stop supporting a circus that cruelly uses animals for entertainment. The Shriners also use children for their sexual entertainment. They used me.

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    • Debbie Buckheim ATASCADERO, CA
      • over 1 year ago

      Making a profit off the suffering of animals. How sick.

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    • sarah sardo HAMILTON, CANADA
      • over 1 year ago

      i do not support the circus nor have i ever. these people who treat the animals in horriffic ways should be thrown in prison.

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    • Tine Krogh NOERRESUNDBY, DENMARK
      • almost 2 years ago

      It's time to stop supporting this cruelty to animals.

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