Posts Tagged ‘protest’

Thursday: Opening Night Protest of Ringling Bros. Circus

Circus mired in controversy over abusive treatment of elephants Portland, Ore. (August 31, 2010) – This Thursday, Oregon members of In Defense of Animals (IDA) will join other concerned citizens to protest the opening night of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus in Portland. Ringling has been embroiled in controversy over its brutal treatment of elephants, including calves ripped away from their mothers for ... Full story

Activists Protest Firehouse Restaurant For Animal Cruelty

Demonstration will highlight restaurant's sale of diseased livers from mistreated ducks Sacramento, Calif. (May 21, 2010) - Activists with In Defense of Animals (IDA), the Animal Protection and Rescue League (APRL), and Sacramento Animal Rights will be protesting outside of Firehouse Restaurant in Sacramento today at 6:00 p.m. against the sale of foie gras - diseased, enlarged livers from mistreated, force-fed ducks. The activists will be displaying ... Full story

In Defense of Animals to Hold Outreach Event Today to Highlight Marine Mammals Suffering in Captivity

San Francisco, Calif. (May 15, 2010) – Today, In Defense of Animals (IDA) will be leafleting at Pier 39 to build public support in urging Congress to create and enforce stricter regulations to protect marine mammals held in aquaria for public display. The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is considering changes to the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) regulations and IDA staff and volunteers will ... Full story

TONIGHT IN GREENVILLE: Residents Protest Carson & Barnes Circus

TONIGHT IN GREENVILLE:  Residents Protest Carson & Barnes Circus Elephants Taken From Wild As Babies Forced To Perform Greenville, Miss. – In Defense of Animals, animal advocates and concerned citizens will join to protest the Carson & Barnes Circus, which opens at the Greenville Mall tonight. Information will be distributed about the inherent cruelty of using animals in circuses, where they are brutally trained to perform unnatural ... Full story

Protesters rally against euthanasia of sea lion

Protesters congregated at the Bonneville Dam on Thursday, the day after the first sea lion of 2010 was euthanized as part of a plan to protect the Chinook salmon run on the Columbia River. This is the third year of a three-year sea lion killing plan approved by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, said Oregon Department Fish & Wildlife spokeswoman Jessica Sall. Officials will reevaluate ... Full story
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