VegNews Daily

Activists Protest Elephant Rides at County Fair

PETA urges Williams County residents to oppose the scheduled appearance of an elephant trainer with a tainted history of animal mistreatment.

Elephant trainer Hugo Label, of the Liebel Family Circus, is scheduled to bring his elephant Nosey to the Williams County Fair on September 14 to give attendees rides. Citing Liebel’s tainted past of elephant mistreatment and neglect, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is protesting his appearance and asking residents to contact the fair’s organizers and request that they cancel the elephant rides. According to PETA, earlier this year Liebel was forced to pay $7,500 due to numerous Animal Welfare Act violations, which included not providing Nosey with the necessary medical care and keeping her confined with chains that restricted her movement.

 Comments

Vegan Trumps Vegetarian for Weight Loss

Forget the fad diets; a vegan diet provides the best results says a new study.
Read More »

The 15-Year-Old Veg Voice Behind Climate Change

Young vegetarian activist urges the United Nations to stop putting ‘profits before future.’
Read More »

Morrissey Uses NYC Concert to Promote Veganism

International rock star sings about meatless diets at Madison Square Garden, where concession stands went vegan for the night.
Read More »

US Government Aims to Limit Overuse of Antibiotics in Animals

The White House will stop serving meat with hormones or antibiotics as a symbol of the new initiative.
Read More »

Demi Moore Credits Good Health to Raw Vegan Diet

The Hollywood actress claims yoga, pilates, and raw veganism are the keys to her mental and physical well-being.
Read More »

This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

More Videos »