Animal Rights Group Sues Circus in Fairfax Court

Updated 3/16

The jury found yesterday that Ringling Bros. did not harm or conspire against PETA. The story is here.

Originally Posted 2/28
The owner of the Tysons Corner-based Ringling Brothers, Barnum & Bailey Circus is being sued in  Fairfax by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals for espionage.

Circus officials admit to the espionage, saying it was necessary to combat aggressive tactics employed by PETA, which campaigns against the use of performing animals. Ringling Brothers says infiltration is not illegal and PETA can prove no harm. The story is in today's Metro section.

By  |  February 28, 2006; 11:32 AM ET  | Category:  Animals , Business
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