#4 - EL JEBEL SHRINE CIRCUS PROTEST

Minutes of entertainment = A lifetime of Misery!

We are teaming up with In Defense of Animals (IDA) for this action!  Please join us to help educate the public on the unimaginable cruelty these animals go through only to give them minutes of ‘entertainment.’
NOTE: ALL PROTEST TIMES REFLECT AN HOUR & A HALF BEFORE SHOWTIME.

OTHER SHOW DATES AND TIMES:
June 7th: (#1) 9:00 am, (#2)6:00 pm
June 8th: (#3) 9:30 am, (#4) 1:30 pm, and (#5) 6:00 pm
June 9th: (#6) 9:00 am, (#7) 1:00 pm, and (#8) 5:00 pm

FACTSHEET ON EL JEBEL SHRINE CIRCUSES: http://www.mediapeta.com/peta/pdf/Shrine-Circus-pdf.pdf

Below is an account of a former member of the El Jebel Shrine in Denver, Colorado…whose own words have stated these animals are consistently abused!
TITLE: “Former Shriner urges end to Shrine Circuses, citing cruel treatment of elephants”
http://burningtaper.blogspot.com/2007/04/former-shriner-urges-end-to-shrine.html
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There are other ways you can help.
Write your Congressperson to Support the Traveling Exotic Animal Protection Act, H.R. 3359. (TEAPA) (To amend the Animal Welfare Act to restrict the use of exotic and non-domesticated animals in traveling circuses and exhibitions.)

You can read the bill here: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/BILLS-112hr3359ih/pdf/BILLS-112hr3359ih.pdf

http://www.ad-international.org/adi_usa/go.php?id=1365&ssi=10
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To get started, here are a few websites to help get you the REAL facts on circus abuse.

In Defense of Animals CIRCUS FACT SHEET: http://www.idausa.org/campaigns/wild-free2/elephant-protection/circuses/

Animals in Entertainment: (Animal Defenders International)
http://www.ad-international.org/animals_in_entertainment/

Circuses - PETA
http://www.peta.org/issues/animals-in-entertainment/circuses.aspx

Other facts & Information:
http://www.bornfreeusa.org/a1a_circus.php

Trained by Pain:
http://www.worldnoanimalcircusday.com/animalabusefacts.htm

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