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NAPSA is proud to share the collective expertise of its members in national and global news media.
Celebrities Back New Bipartisan Bill To End Circus Animal Suffering Across The US
Actors, directors, and musicians are backing a bill to end the suffering of wild and exotic animals in traveling shows, which was launched in Congress on Tuesday, May 21.
Experts agree: Monkeys Should Not Be in the Entertainment Industry
NAPSA’s Program Director Erika Fleury wrote a guest column about a harmful monkey rodeo taking place in Des Moines, Iowa.
Activists Protest Banana Derby Show at Northport Firemen’s Fair
A carnival attraction featuring monkeys at the Northport Firemen’s Fair has drawn criticism from animal-rights activists, even as the proprietor of the act defends his treatment of the animals.
Controversy as Monkey Jockeys Race on Dogs
A popular event at a Long Island fair that features races between monkeys dressed as horse jockeys and tethered to dogs with Velcro is drawing sharp criticism from animal welfare experts who call the event “cruel and abusive” and dangerous to the animals.