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Tell Old Pharaoh, Let My Orca Go

PEOPLE for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is accusing SeaWorld parks in the US of keeping five star-performer killer whales in conditions that violate the 13th Amendment ban on slavery.

A Federal court is being asked to grant constitutional rights to five killer whales who perform at marine parks – an unprecedented legal action that is nonetheless likely to stoke an ongoing, intense debate at America’s law schools over expansion of animal rights.

SeaWorld said the suit as baseless. . .

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