Animal Cruelty

Alligator wrestling act in town this week shows urgent need for ordinance

by (jon_dunn)

Submitted 02-18-2016 under OPINION

Imagine you’re on a walk through Grand Rapids. On your walk, you start to hear a commotion in the distance; lots of cheering, and yelling. The closer you get, the louder the cheers and chants, and you quickly realize this is all happening just...

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Local campaign seeks to ban use of wild animals in entertainment

by (Lindsay Fischer)

Submitted 07-08-2014 under NEWS

A local coalition, “End Circus Cruelty in Grand Rapids,” is seeking 5,000 signatures on their petition calling for an ordinance that would outlaw the use of wild animals for entertainment in both Grand Rapids and Walker.  The group...

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