Tag: animal entertainment

Monroe County Votes for Animals

If you care about animals and are eligible to vote in Monroe County, NY, please consider joining this local voting bloc for animal-friendly legislation. It’s a direct relationship – the more people who join the bloc, the more influence we…

Ringling Protests Recap

A huge thank you to everyone who came out to protest against using animals for entertainment.  An average of 7.5 protestors came to each of 6 shows, 45 presences in all.  We had a range of October weather, from pleasant…

Protest Ringling 10/27-30

Ringling is coming at the end of October 2016, six performances, from eight last year.  So two down, six to go! ARAUNY will host a Silent Protest at ALL shows, so please come out for as many as you can.…

Recap: Protest of Bull-Riding Event

Thank you to all who came up to stand in silent dissent of the bull-riding event at Blue Cross Arena yesterday; there were thirteen of us. A fair number of people attended the show – still a tiny minority of…

Protest 9/10: Bull-Riding at Blue Cross Arena

ARAUNY will be holding a Silent Protest to express dissent of Professional Bull Riders, coming Saturday, September 10th to Blue Cross Arena. We will stand from 6 to 7 pm in front of BCA, rain or shine – please check…

Recap: Garden Brothers Circus Protest

ARAUNY protested all four shows at the Garden Brothers Circus this week.  Thank you to those who came out: Mary, Martha, Carol H, Tina, new members Lauren & Ben, and two non-members Zoe & Brianna.  Thanks to Mary and Carol…

Garden Brothers Circus Protest 4/27-28

Garden Brothers Circus (aka Piccadilly Circus if you Google it) is coming to the Main Street Armory (900 E Main Street, Rochester, NY) for four shows: 4:30 and 7:30 on 4/27 & 4/28.  Their record of USDA citations for violations…

Report: Commerford Traveling Zoo 4/2

April 2nd, ARAUNY members braved fierce winds and wind-chill in the teens to stand along busy Henrietta Road, as close to the Dome Arena as they could legally get, to silently protest the Commerford Zoo. Car after car leaving the…

Protest Commerford Traveling Zoo April 2nd

The Commerford Zoo (and here) is coming to Rochester April 2nd and 3rd.  This is an entertainment “fun fair” with mechanical rides, animal rides (elephant/camel/pony), a petting zoo, and an exotic zoo.  They also rent animals for parties, TV, ads,…

ARAUNY Prez on Broken Spear Vision Radio

by Tina My good friend George Payne of Gandhi Earth Keepers International interviewed me for his Broken Spear Vision radio show on Rochester Free Radio. Listen here. My comments are entirely my own and don’t necessarily represent ARAUNY’s position.  And…