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End of Ringling Brothers Met With Mixed Reaction

ST. LOUIS (KMOX)-The word that Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey will end its 146-year run this May, is being greeted with shock and glee in St. 289 more words



After 146 years, the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will fold its tents for the last time in May of 2017. Over twenty years ago, the circus came to our town for the last time. 524 more words

Animal Rights


I recently read an article about SeaWorld’s last “One Ocean” show. It was a emotional day for many families who enjoyed the show and for animal rights activists everywhere. 133 more words


Animal Rights?

Do animals have rights? It’s a weird question and it’s not so clear what it actually means. If human beings have rights (and even that is far from evident) it’s because they live in a system of mutual dependence with other individuals of their species. 226 more words


Love It Or Hate It, People Have Opinions On The Circus

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Reaction to news that the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus was closing after 146 years — from saddened celebrities to elated animal rights advocates — flew as fast as a flying trapeze. 503 more words


The Ringling Brothers circus is closing down after 146 years

The animal rights group PETA celebrated the announcement yesterday from Kenneth Feld, CEO of  Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus, that the company would be shutting down the 146-year-old show, with the last performance scheduled for May. 430 more words