Tempers Flare As Animal Activists Protest Circus
Despite a handful of protestors, crowds of families and spectators streamed into the Big Top to see the show.
Posted by Lisa Finn (Editor)
July 24, 2013
Carrying signs and distributing literature that described what some consider the horrors suffered by circus animals, protestors outside the Cole Bros. Circus tent in Greenport sparked controversy on Wednesday.
The small group of animal advocates, representing the Long Island Orchestrating for Nature (LION) animal rights group, turned out at the Polo Grounds in Greenport to protest the conditions under which animals are allegedly kept in the circus.