Current event eleven 11-29-2011

Current event eleven 11-29-2011 - VII. This is significant...

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Nayef Jaber Period 5 11-29-2011 I. A II. B III. North America IV. D V. USDA fines Ringling Bros. Circus over treatment of animals VI. a. USDA fines Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus for allegedly violating animal rights. b. Ringling Bros. agreed to pay $270,000 for the alleged violations, which occurred on several occasions from June 2007 to August 2011. c. Fled Entertainment, the owner of Ringling Bros., settled in lieu of a hearing and is implementing new training protocols for employees who handle animals. d. Allegedly Ringling Bros. systematically abuses and exploits elephants by using metal bullhooks to guide and control the animals, as well as chaining their legs when they are not performing. e. The lawsuit filed by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and the Animal Protection Institute, which was filed in October, because the organization could not find proof of legal “injury” to themselves.
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Unformatted text preview: VII. This is significant because entertainment companies that use animals in their business have to now watch how they treat their animals because animal rights organizations will charge them if they think the animals are hurt in anyway. Due to these allegations companies have to adopt new rules in how they treat their animals. On a positive note this might call for innovation in the business since the current way of handling and “storing” animals is a violation if their right, someone can think of a new way to control and “store” the animals. Since bullhooks to lead the animals and chains to store them when they are not in use is a violation new and less harmful ways can be developed to keep the animals safe and the animal right advocates happy....
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2012 for the course ENGLISH 101 taught by Professor Driell during the Spring '11 term at College of the Canyons.

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