12-year-old girl caged during PETA protest
07:22 AM EDT on Thursday, May 22, 2008
By TONY BURBECK / WCNC
CONCORD, N.C. -- Some parents say a PETA protest at a Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus in Cabarrus County went too far by including a 12-year-old girl in a cage.
The girl volunteered and her mother gave permission.
PETA says it represents the suffering animals encounter traveling with the circus.
Circus production manager Jason Gibson says he’s seen hundreds of PETA protests in his 11 years with the circus.
"This is the first time I've seen anything like this,” Gibson said. "It's very disturbing to see it like that." Read More
Locking up a small child in a cage would normally get you a jail sentence, but this goes to show you that PETA is more concerned about animals than they are people and especially children. I have said many times that human welfare should come first, but this group has long passed any reasonable thought and will continue to put animals above your children.