An hour of your time could change someone's mind
Please join us on Tuesday, September 18th, at 6:30 p.m. for our 12th annual Yuma Circus Protest against the Jordan World Circus, brought to town by the El Zaribah Shrine. We will be meeting in the vacant lot on the southwest corner of Avenue 2 1/2 E and Palo Verde, just outside of the Yuma County Fairgrounds. Demonstration signs will be provided for this peaceful protest.
California bans use of bullhooks
On August 31st, 2016, Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation outlawing the use of bullhooks in the circus.
NJ Bill Would Ban Elephants in Traveling Shows
A New Jersey State Senate Committee voted on Sept. 12 to recommend passage of a bill that would make New Jersey the first state in the U.S. to ban Elephants in Traveling Shows.
Dozens of countries and cities have already banned the circus.
Ban on use of all animals.
Greece, Malta, Bolivia
ban on the use of wild animals
Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Slovenia, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Singapore, Israel, Mexico
ban on the use of most wild animals
Belgium, Bulgaria, and The Netherlands
Ban on the use of certain species
Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Portugal, Sweden, India, Ecuador
ban on the use of wild-born animals
Estonia, Hungary, and Poland
Local bans on the use of animals in circuses
Ireland, Norway, Spain, UK, USA, Canada, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Australia
In the United States, at least 35 cities ban animal circuses. Los Angeles recently banned the use of bullhooks