In January, the company announced it was getting out of the circus business.
A bankruptcy court has allowed a company to purchase the circus.
Apparently the lack of elephants, who were phased out of the circus last year, led to a more "dramatic drop" in attendance.
"If this bill passes, Ringling Bros. & Barnum & Bailey will not come back to New York, period."
This is ahead of its planned date of 2018.
'A lot of people aren't comfortable with us touring with our elephants.'
At issue is the circus's practice of keeping its tigers in cages, which officials contend are too small and inhumane.
Having done everything it could to successfully ban carriage horses (except actually ban carriage horses) animal advocacy group NYCLASS has refocused its efforts on another animal rights atrocity: The circus.
It's well established by now that Anthony Weiner's a shamelessly creepy weirdo sideshow freak with a raging ego, but there's something about this video that really throws it into high relief.
According to multiple sources, the Jets have traded a fourth-round pick to acquire Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow. And the sound you can hear in the distance is Mark Sanchez weeping.
Alec Baldwin speaks out against Ringling Bros. and their treatment of elephants.
The new Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey show, Dragons, is currently performing just over the Hudson River at the IZOD Center in New Jersey. On their way there, they stopped by Grand Central.
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