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Circuses, Rodeos & Bull-Riding

  • Bull-riding

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    Coercion isn’t a sport: bull riding is a disturbing spectacle of the domination of captive animals. During the event, the bulls’ tails are twisted in the chute, they are shocked with 5,000 volts as they exit, and straps are tightened around their flanks to provoke them to violently buck the riders. The bull riding motto is “fortune favors the brave,” but there is nothing brave or sporting when one participant is unwilling and exploited. Read more...

  • Rodeo

    The rodeo: it’s animal mistreatment, not a valued American tradition. Rodeos are shows of dominance over other animals that often result in serious injuries to the animals, without the protection of cruelty laws. Read more...