Animal Defenders International needs you to help wild animals who are caged, chained, and confined in circuses across the US.
This week, the Week of Action Against Circus Suffering, groups and individuals across the US will be flooding Congress with calls and emails urging their Representatives to support and co-sponsor the Traveling Exotic Animal Protection Act (H.R. 4525), a landmark federal bill introduced by Congressman Jim Moran (D-VA) that aims to protect elephants, tigers, bears, and other wild animals by prohibiting their use in traveling circuses.
How to help
Tips for calling your Representative:
You may want to share some examples of why this bill is needed:
Together, we can work to end the confinement; the long, arduous journeys; the brutal control methods; and the physical violence that wild animals in traveling circuses are forced to endure. No amount of regulation can protect them; only a ban can safeguard their welfare.
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