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Will Laconia realize animals don't have to suffer for our entertainment?

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To The Daily Sun,
I have just learned the Kelly Circus is coming to your town and it is a travesty this facade is passing for family entertainment! There is endless documentation of this as well as other animal-based circuses abusing their animals. How can they not — animals are NOT meant to travel 10,000 miles a year performing — extreme temperatures, unnatural physical actions, lack of community (they are chained all of the time with NO recreation or socialization) and they are often whipped and prodded with electrical devices. It is too bad children and families are mislead into thinking animals deserve this treatment and it is part of the cost for humans to be amused. One of many examples:
Alternative and cruelty free entertainment :
I hope your town realizes animals don't have to suffer for our entertainment and bans this cruelty next year!
Adam Steinberg