Friday, August 22 2014 5:29 AM EDT2014-08-22 09:29:14 GMT
The streets of Ferguson have been peaceful for another night, as protests and tensions have been subsiding in the St. Louis suburb where unrest had erupted for several nights after a white police officer fatally...More >>
The streets of Ferguson were peaceful for another night, as protests and tensions were subsiding in the St. Louis suburb where unrest had erupted after a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old.More >>
"Birmingham residents would run screaming from the big top if they knew how baby elephants are violently forced to perform difficult, confusing, and sometimes painful tricks," PETA Foundation Deputy General Counsel Delcianna Winders said in the release.
In late 2011, Ringling Bros. paid the largest fine in circus history, $270,000, for violations of the Animal Welfare Act.
The historical Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus has been touring the United States for over 100 years.
The circus is in Birmingham from Jan. 23 until Jan. 26 at the BJCC.