Articles tagged with: circus animal ban Help get circus animals onto the election agenda! 21 April 2017 · 2 comments It is eleven years since a British Government first promised a ban on wild animals in circuses – eleven years of animal misery. Circus elephants used for children’s rides go out of control 19 June 2014 · 98 comments ADI has released film of elephants used for children’s rides fighting as workers try to control them with bullhooks, metal bars and stun guns. East Ayrshire Council bans animal circuses on its land 10 February 2012 · 0 comments ADI is delighted to learn of East Ayrshire Council’s recent unanimous decision to ban all travelling circuses with performing animals from its land. Parliament votes for animal circuses ban 23 June 2011 · 0 comments Overwhelming political support for a ban on the use of wild animals in circuses European Commission tells the UK to face up to its responsibility on wild animals in circuses 3 June 2011 · 0 comments A further obstacle removed for Government to implement outright ban. Stop Circus Suffering USA: 1 Introduction 14 July 2008 · 1 comment An introduction to ADI’s “Stop Circus Suffering USA” Report.