Tag: animal entertainment

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…

Ringling YellowWall Demonstrations 10/28-11/1/2015

Ringling is coming at the end of October 2015, 8 shows. ARAUNY will host a YellowWall Demo at ALL shows, so please come out for as many as you can. Make sure attendees know that not everybody thinks animal circuses…

REPORT: YellowWall Demo at Garden Bros. Circus

Thank you to ARAUNY member, Mary Barletta (also a member of UUnAMOR), who led members (Felicity, Gerry, Kathy C) in two peaceful YellowWall demos on 10/12/15 at the Dome Arena, Henrietta NY. Holding the group’s signature “YellowWall signs”, together they…

YellowWall Demonstration at Garden Brothers Circus

ARAUNY will be holding YellowWall Demonstrations at the Henrietta Dome Arena on this coming Monday October 12th, 3-4:30 and 6-7:30 for the Garden Brothers Circus. Thanks to Mary B. for noticing this circus and offering to lead the demonstrations! Let’s…

Until no one is left behind.

By John Carbonaro (The opinions expressed in these essays do not necessarily reflect the position of ARAUNY). Often when people converse with vegans they attempt to find variations on how to use animals more “nicely”. We often respond that if…

Earth Companions

by Linda DeStefano

It’s time to expand respect for animals.

Koko, the gorilla, communicates with people through American Sign Language and her understanding of a large vocabulary of spoken English. She is gentle with her kitten, and hugs people she likes.

Although he can escape from the killer harpoons, a whale returns to his wounded mate and stays with her until he, too, is killed by the whalers.

Elephants Wish They Could Forget

by George Payne of Gandhi Earth Keepers International [The opinions expressed in these essays do not necessarily reflect the position of ARAUNY.] Along with a dozen other local animal rights advocates from Upstate New York, I recently participated in a…

YellowWall Ringling Demonstration 2014

Thank you to all who participated in ARAUNY’s YellowWall (YW) demo at Ringling, Wed. 10/29/14. There were approx. 10-total in our YW line throughout the evening. Other protesters came too and stood separate from us, most holding signs from PETA.…