On Saturday, October 21, CWI hosted "Freedom Matters" events across the country, which focused on the inequities and harm involved in keeping wild animals captive.
The main event was held in Las Vegas where a protest was conducted in front of the Mirage Hotel and Resort, a business that continues to confine dolphins, big cats, and other animals as tourist attractions. The dolphins, in violation of Animal Welfare Act guidelines, are held in a pool and provided only minimal
CWI has learned of a rumor that Kelly Miller Circus is set to permanently close at the end of this month!
While we wait to learn if this is actually the case, CWI would like to thank the hundreds of animal advocates who have stood strong with us against Kelly Miller in protests and have assisted us in ongoing circus investigations.
This year Kelly Miller has been forcing precious elephants Cindy and Jenny to tour nonstop around the country. Last year the circus traveled
CompassionWorks International has completed our second year hosting "Vegas Vegfest". What began as a simple 'What if we..?' has transcended into an annual event unlike anything the Vegas valley has seen before. Over the last year, Las Vegas has seen an increase in the number of vegan restaurants opening and a surge in the number of vegan-friendly menu options available. The term "Las Vegan" isn't just a nickname for residents of Las Vegas, it's a way of living. The sun was s