The Shrine Circus has had a long track record of employing circuses the use animal acts. These circuses are often cruel to the animals in their care. The USDA has cited Shrine Circus animal exhibitors in the past for failing to provide veterinary care; failing to provide adequate food, water, and
SB72 has passed the full Senate House 21-0. It has taken much compromise between the proponents of the bill and the Legislative Hispanic Caucus to get this far. With the current language we believe we have accomplished much in the right direction. Now we must get SB72 through the Assembly.
Despite that over 80% of Americans are strongly opposed to horse slaughter, the trade in horse meat continues to operate in the shadows. Many states – including Texas, California and Illinois – have banned domestic slaughterhouses, yet their laws do not extend past their borders or prevent
In 2009, PETA uncovered extensive abuse against the elephants of the Ringling Bros. circus and secretly taped it. The shocking video footage revealed that elephants were enduring beatings almost daily. These gentle mammals would be struck on the head, face, ears, trunk, and legs with bullhooks —
The Omak Suicide Race is one of the most dangerous horse races in the world and is held every year during the second week of August, in Omak, Washington as a part of the Omak Stampede (http://www.omakstampede.org/), a rodeo. Held for more than 70 years, the race is known for the portion of the