MEDIA ADVISORY: Animal Advocates Will Protest Ringling Bros Circus Tonight

What: NYCLASS will protest at the opening night of the Ringling Bros Circus in Brooklyn tonight at the Barclays Center along with hundreds of supporters from a slew of animal rights and local organizations including PETA, Manhattan Young Democrats, Animal Legal Defense Fund, Friends of Animals, FAUN, Animal Defenders International, Long Island Orchestrating for Nature, GooseWatch NYC and Ballerinas Against Bullhooks.
Where: In front of Barclays Center (620 Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn)
When: Today, February 19, 5:30pm – 7:00pm 
NYCLASS Statement: "Behind every trick and feat is a wild animal who has been conditioned to perform through the brutal use of bullhooks, isolation, and electric shocks. We do not support the use of animals in the Cruelest Show on Earth. Animals are not here to be exploited for our financial gain."

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