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Rodeo is Cruelty: A Peaceful Demonstration#10









This will also be peaceful outreach for the billions of animals that are routinely abused in food production and also for the animals that are so severely abused in rodeo events. The National Western Stock Show is a large trade show for the animal agriculture industry, one that is characterized by brutality and violence towards animals. 
We plan to have a big visual impact with a large "Stop Animal Cruelty" banner and a series of 3' x 4' posters (a total of 10) created by Joanna Lucas of Peaceful Prairie Sanctuary. The poster series can be viewed at

Great posters will be provided, as mentioned above, but feel free to make your own to the point, easy to read posters, if you like. We will also be providing leaflets as well. Afterwards, we can all grab a bite to eat or some coffee/tea if anyone would like to!

Please show your compassion for the voiceless. It is not enough to live compassionately, we must also act and speak up!

See our calendar for more rodeo demo dates and times.

For more info on the horrendous abuse towards animals in rodeos:

This is the full event calendar for the rodeo, in case you want to plan a demo for a date and time that isn't already scheduled.

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  • Kimito S.

    Great success! Rodeo at a low attendance! Thanks everyone for the support!

    January 19, 2014

  • Ann V S.

    The animals don't get to have a comfort zone. They don't get to avoid horrid photos and videos, they are living them. They have to take what people do to them, and they can only beg for mercy with their innocent eyes. They can't avoid confrontation. They need someone to shine a light on their suffering. They need us step out of our comfort zones for them. They need us to learn how to channel the anger we feel toward their abusers, and turn it into calmly and reasonably educating as many people as possible, until the balance is tipped in their favor. We can't wait for someone else to do it. Continued.....

    1 · January 19, 2014

    • Ann V S.

      If we ALL wait for someone else to step out of their comfort zone and speak up for them, NO one will speak up for them. For the animals we must have peace in our hearts and the fire of determination in our souls. They don't have time to wait for us to cope with our anger at their suffering. They are at our mercy, as much as they are at the mercy of their abusers.

      PEACE. It does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise, trouble or hard work. It means to be in the midst of those things and still BE CALM IN YOUR HEART.

      "Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter" ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

      1 · January 19, 2014

  • Ann V S.

    Peter and I will be doing the booth at Neat market during this, but I'll be at the 5 PM demo.

    1 · January 18, 2014

  • hulya j.

    I often hear "one person isn't going to change anything."
    I'm not asking everyone to change. I just want people to fight for what they believe in rather than laying back thinking "i alone cant do anything to help".

    2 · January 17, 2014

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