Laura McDougall, of Bluffton, left, was one of several people protesting the alleged mistreatment of animals by the Cole Bros. Circus as attendees arrived for the March 20, 2014, afternoon performance at Buckwalter Place. "The circus is fine without the animal acts," McDougall said. "I don't think animals should be used for entertainment or harmed."
Laura McDougall, of Bluffton, left, was one of several people protesting the alleged mistreatment of animals by the Cole Bros. Circus as attendees arrived for the March 20, 2014, afternoon performance at Buckwalter Place. "The circus is fine without the animal acts," McDougall said. "I don't think animals should be used for entertainment or harmed." Jay Karr
Laura McDougall, of Bluffton, left, was one of several people protesting the alleged mistreatment of animals by the Cole Bros. Circus as attendees arrived for the March 20, 2014, afternoon performance at Buckwalter Place. "The circus is fine without the animal acts," McDougall said. "I don't think animals should be used for entertainment or harmed." Jay Karr

Animal-rights protest held outside circus in Bluffton

March 20, 2014 07:50 PM

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