• Petitioning Maryland Renaissance Festival

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Maryland Renaissance Festival

Stop using elephants for rides.

    1. Marina Brito
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      Marina Brito

      Edgewater, MD

Elephants are being tortured during training with barbed hooks and electric shock. Civilized country like America should not condone this practice. Whatch what companies that breed and rent out elephants for fairs and movies do to the animals (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=50wBdPhBQGo) and PLEASE don't send your children a message that human entertainment should come at no matter what cost! ANIMALS PAY WITH THEIR LIVES for entertaining us! Please, do your part, STOP ANIMAL ABUSE! DO NOT USE ELEPHANTS FOR RIDES IN THE FAIR!

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    • Heather Cooke LEESBURG, VA
      • about 1 month ago

      Animal cruelty-outdated practice.

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    • Chris Parsons FAIRFAX, VA
      • about 1 month ago

      Professor of animal conservation & animal welfare/ethics

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    • Jenna Wright CRISFIELD, MD
      • 2 months ago

      I went to the festival 9 years ago, and was horrified to see people riding elephants. I expressed my disapproval in an email when I returned home. The next season, I emailed to see if they would be having the elephants, saying I would not attend. Each year since, they kept saying the elephants would be returning. I don't even need to say why this is important to me. We live in the information age. I am informed, and will NOT support this festival.

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    • Irmgard Gutersohn ASPERG, GERMANY
      • 3 months ago

      Elephants are wild animals! Treat them with respect and stop misusing them!

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    • Annie McMahon CLARKDALE, AZ
      • 3 months ago

      animals are not ours to enslave for entertainment

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