Stop Circus Suffering

Alabama

Please help break the chain

Urge the following venues to cancel upcoming or postponed circus performances/shows and make it their policy not to host events using wild animals. A template letter for your use/personalization is available here.

 **New Dates Added**

4-R Arena, 14945 Sipsey Valley Road, Ralph, AL 35480
Who: Loomis Bros Circus (American Fun Circus)
When: November 4 – 4:30 & 7:30PM and November 5 – 4:30 & 7:30PM
Contact: Robert Burns, 205-345-7427 OR 205-799-4601
Social: Facebook

Shelby County Exposition Center, 86 Argo Road, Columbiana, AL 35051
Who: Loomis Bros Circus (American Fun Circus)
When: November 6 – 7:30PM and November 7 – 1:30, 4:30, & 7:30PM
Contact: Regina Lecroy, Facilities & General Services, 205-670-6461
Social: Facebook

Baldwin County Fairgrounds, 19477 Fairground Road, Robertsdale, AL 36567
Who: Loomis Bros Circus (American Fun Circus)
When: November 9 – 4:30 & 7:30PM and November 10 – 4:30 & 7:30PM
Contact: Baldwin County Fair, BCFair@GulfTel.com, 251-947-3247
Social: Facebook; Twitter

Kiwanis Community Center, 20096 Kiwanis Drive, Andalusia, AL 36420
Who: Loomis Bros Circus (American Fun Circus)
When: November 16 – 4:30 & 7:30PM and November 17 – 4:30 & 7:30PM
Contact: Kiwanis Club of Andalusia, kiwanisandalusia@gmail.com, 334-222-0613 OR Dennis Johnson, dcjohnson07@yahoo.com, 334-343-6812
Social: Facebook

Legion Field, 400 Graymont Avenue West Birmingham, AL 35204
Who: UniverSoul
When: TBD (previously scheduled March 26-29)
Contact: Birmingham Park and Recreation Board, 205-254-2391
Social: FacebookTwitter

 

Comments

  1. Joei Fischer · 3 June 2020 at 10:53a

    Stop using live animals for human entertainment! These poor animals are neglected & abused & do not deserve the treatment they endure!

  2. Janice Ann · 3 June 2020 at 10:53a

    Stop the abuse and torture of the poor creatures that are forced to perform ridiculous tricks for ignorant, stupid people, who should know better!! Now is the time for change, no more circuses!!

  3. Jerry G Lee · 3 June 2020 at 10:53a

    Stop showing elephants

    And transporting them

    They need to be in sanctuary

  4. Mary · 3 June 2020 at 10:53a

    Dear

    As a citizen concerned about animal welfare and the safety of our community, I am writing to urge not to host Universoul as long as they continue to use wild animals.

    Studies of the use of wild animals in traveling circuses show that their physical and behavioral needs cannot be met. Confined in small spaces and spending excessive amounts of time shut in transporters, animals are often seen behaving abnormally, their rocking, swaying and pacing movements indicating that they are in distress and not coping with their environment. Investigations by Animal Defenders International have revealed that industry standard training methods involve fear, pain, and punishment to force animals to perform.

    Keeping stressed, large and dangerous wild animals close to the public in lightweight, temporary enclosures has proven disastrous. Workers and members of the public have been killed and maimed; lions, tigers, elephants and other animals have escaped.

    Animal welfare and public safety should not be compromised for the sake of entertainment and I respectfully urge you to safeguard both by adopting a “no wild animals” policy for future events.

    Sincerely,

    Mary

  5. Cameron Warwick Collins · 3 June 2020 at 10:53a

    Please no more abuse, DO NOT use wild animals in your future show.

    this is so sad.
    Please please.

    Sincerely

    CAM

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