Animal Advocates To Protest Ringling Bros. And Barnum & Bailey Circus Tonight

by Eric Phelps

Brooklyn, New York (February 20, 2014) – In Defense of Animals (IDA) and numerous other animal protection and political organizations are joining forces to protest Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus on opening night at Barclays Center. Hundreds of protestors united last year for Ringling’s first performance at the Center, making it one of […]


Make Helping Elephants Your New Year’s Resolution

by Nicole Meyer

Resolve to Take Action for Elephants in 2014! IDA’s Elephant Protection Campaign is jumping into the New Year with new and improved ways for you to help elephants in captivity. Join IDA’s Elephant Task Force We’re hitting the ground running in 2014 with the launch of our revamped Elephant Task Force. It’s an exciting opportunity […]


IDA Complaints Prompt Federal Investigation

by Deborah Robinson

IDA Confirms the USDA Is Investigating Notorious Elephant Abuser IDA’s efforts, and those of our supporters, on behalf of a long-suffering elephant named Nosey may be paying off! IDA has learned that Hugo Liebel, Nosey’s exhibitor, is again under investigation by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for ongoing violations of the Animal Welfare Act […]