From Today's New York Times
JUNE 18, 2014
To the Editor: Re “ Worry Under the Big Top as Mexico City Moves to Ban Circus Animals ” (news article, June 15): Mexico City joins the growing list of cities that have banned the exploitation of animals in circuses. Several countries, including Austria, Bolivia, Colombia, Greece, Peru, Britain and Paraguay, have already imposed or approved bans. The trend is undeniable: The days of hauling and hurting animals in the name of entertainment are quickly coming to an end.