Ban Wild Animals From the Circus

PETITION: Ban Wild Animals From the Circus

TARGET: U.S. Congress

Wild animals do not belong in the circus. They do not jump through fiery rings, stand on their heads, or ride bicycles. They do these tricks because they are abused and forced to perform. Many circus animals suffer from lacerations all over their body from ‘trainers’ using various torture tools such as whips, sticks, electric prods, and bullhooks.

The animals also spend most of their time in chains or cages. Cages barely big enough for one lion will have several big cats inside. They are forced to eat, drink, sleep, and defecate in these cramped cages for long travel hours. A study on traveling circuses even observed an elephant who was chained up 96% of it’s life.

The circus is no place for animals, not only due to animal safety but to the safety of spectators as well. Frustrated, these mentally and physically abused animals have been know to rebel against their trainer and terrorize the audience just to escape. These animals who try to escape are either beaten severely or gunned down and killed.

Respectfully,

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Victoria Salter
  • 14 hours ago
Sherrie Shown
  • 6 days ago
Samantha Icenhour
  • 2 weeks ago
Because they are gods children as well as we are just because they cant talk and walk like us doesnt mean we can treat them differently than we do our neighbors if they can chain and abuse the poor animals they need to be taught how the poor animals felt through similar ways though i dont really condon anyform of cruelity... some people needs a harsh reality check in the form that they will understand >:/
Linda Payne
  • 4 weeks ago
Gulde Sybille
  • 1 month ago
Gerechtigkeit für die Tiere, auch Sie haben das Recht auf Leben ohne Qual und Tod wie der Mensch. Sehr harte Bestrafung für die Tierquaeler Tiermoerder und Menschen die gegen das Tierwohl verstoßen haben. Wir Leben im einundzwanzigsten Jahrhundert und nicht mehr im Mittelalter. Gerechtigkeit für die Tiere
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