* Suivi des Pétitions à Signer: Pétitions Pour Libérer les Animaux des Cirque, Zoo, Delphinarium etc... ; Pétitions Pour Défendre la Vie Animale
" 22/04/13 - The United Kingdom has finally banned circuses from using wild animals in their shows. Over 13,500 Care2 members urged them to do so.
Many people thought the government would take this step long ago. In June 2011 Members of Parliament voted in force for a ban, but government ministers sat on their hands. Though the ministers have finally endorsed the ban, they have postdated their check to suffering circus animals until December 1, 2015.
The agriculture minister explained the almost three-year delay as a “grace period” to give “operators of travelling circuses a reasonable period of time to adapt their businesses and organize suitable care arrangements for their wild animals.” [.....]