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September 23, 2013 at 11:34 AM

Here comes the circus

Don’t promote animal cruelty Here we go again. The Ringling Brothers and Barnum Bailey circus is coming to ShoWare Arena in Kent and the Comcast Arena at Everett in October. Has no one read about the abuse that goes on in the circus toward wild animals, forcing them to perform? This abuse is a widely-known fact and…

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May 2, 2013 at 8:33 PM

Slaughterhouse to open unless Congress reinstates ban

Smart, sensitive alternative needed to prevent horse overpopulation What we need now are some common sense and compassionate policies in order to control wild horse populations [“N.M. horse slaughter plant to open soon,” seattletimes.com, April 30]. Experts in the field agree that the practice of slaughtering horses is not the appropriate answer for pet overpopulation. For…

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