PETA protests Ringling Circus outside Scope

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on April 11, 2014 at 12:27 PM

Updated Friday, Apr 11 at 5:40 PM

NORFOLK -- Protesters greeted circus-goers outside Scope in Norfolk Friday morning.

The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus held a performance aimed at students at 10:30 a.m.

PETA said in a press release their "crippled elephant" would be front and center "to make sure that the busloads of students who are being shipped in to fill seats at the circus—through free and discounted tickets—know about Ringling's cruel treatment of elephants and other animals."

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