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Circus demo/vigil schedules – spring 2014 ( By: 1gabriela | Filed under: Animal Rights @ GMU, Announcement, AR Action, ARC Events, Campaign, Local Events, News, Protest, Use Your Voice! )

Unfortunately, every spring semester at George Mason University signals the arrival of the Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus. ARC – along with community members – have protested Ringling’s animal cruelty for several years and are ready to do so once again. To read more about ARC’s anti-Ringling efforts in the past (including our past […]

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Ringling Bros. Circus Protest Outreach ( By: christine | Filed under: Animal Rights 101, ARC Events, Protest, Use Your Voice! | Tags: , )

Not in Our Name! Ringling Circus Protest Outreach Last Saturday, ARC rockers Gabby and Wynne used their creativity to help fight for the animals by painting this cube outside of Southside dining on the GMU Fairfax campus. Ah-mazing work, thanks liberantionistas! Animals belong in their native habitats, not in the circus! In order for animals […]

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In Broadside: Circus Protesters & GMU Police Injustice ( By: christine | Filed under: AR Event, ARC Events, Campaign, Protest, Use Your Voice! | Tags: , , , , )

. Mon, 04/05/2010 – 12:49 | Broadside News Editor Yasmin Tadjdeh Circus protesters claim GMU police injustice: Participants inhibited by barricades and police tape Over the last two weeks, protesters have gathered around the Patriot Center to rally against the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus for alleged animal cruelty of their circus animals. However, according […]

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Circus Elephant Kills Trainer in Pennsylvania ( By: christine | Filed under: AR News | Tags: , , )

by Stephanie Feldstein for Change.org April 10, 2010 12:37 PM (PT) Dumbo, an elephant with the Irem Shrine Circus, stomped on his groomer, causing fatal injuries just a few hours before Friday’s performance in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Early reports said that Dumbo had been startled, perhaps by some electrical wires. The investigation is in the hands of the federal […]

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Sign Our Ringling Bros. Circus Petition!

If you’re a member of the George Mason Community (student, faculty, or staff) PLEASE sign our petition against animal acts on our campus! For more information about CIRCUSES. Below is the text of the petition: “No Animal Circuses at Mason In order for animals to perform circus tricks, they are beaten with metal bull hooks, […]

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Circuses

Ringling Brothers are Villains! In order for animals to perform circus tricks, they are beaten with metal bull hooks, shocked with electrical devices, tied down with ropes, and whipped. They are either stolen from their natural habitat in the wild, or they are bred in captivity and removed from their mothers before their first birthday. […]

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The Washington Post Exposes Ringling Bros. Circus ( By: christine | Filed under: Animal Rights News, AR Alert, Local Events, Petition/Letter Writing, Use Your Voice! | Tags: , , )

On Wednesday, the Washington Post wrote an exposé on the cruelties under the big top at the Ringling Bros. Circus. Please contact David Montgomery to thank him for writing the article: montgomery@washpost.com. The Post receives a lot of money from Ringling, so cheers to them for thinking of animals before their pockets. Full Photo Gallery of the […]

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Ringling Demo Schedule 2015 ( By: christine | Filed under: Animal Rights @ GMU, AR Action, Local Events, Protest, Use Your Voice! | Tags: , , , , , , )

Ringling Bros. Demonstration Schedule for George Mason University Please join us to protest animal abuse at GMU! For many years, the Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus has come to the Patriot Center every spring semester bringing along several species of enslaved animals, including: elephants, llamas, rabbits, tigers, dogs, zebras, horses, and goats. Circus animals […]

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Student Government Supports Student Protests of Ringling’s Animal Abuses ( By: Jason Von Kundra | Filed under: Animal Rights News, Animal Rights Petition, Campaign, News, Protest, Uncategorized, Victory! | Tags: , , , , , )

Student Government Supports Student Protests of Ringling’s Animal Abuses BREAKING: A few hours ago student government passed “a resolution in support of the student protest to the Ringling Brothers Circus performance at George Mason University.” The resolution cites multiple cases of animal abuses by Ringling. In 2010 alone the Ringling Brothers had numerous citations from […]

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Ringling Protests: Check Us Out in Broadside This Week! ( By: christine | Filed under: AR Alert, ARC Events, Campaign, Local Events, Media, Protest, Use Your Voice! | Tags: , , , , , )

Standing Up for Animal Rights By Monika Joshi / Copy Chief Protestors hand out pamphlets alleging circus animal abuse Thursday. (Photo by Monika Joshi) The return of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus to George Mason University has drawn protests from about 20 animal rights activists, including members of the university’s Animal Rights Collective. […]

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