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PETA seeks shareholder vote to ban
SeaWorld trainers from riding dolphins

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Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk, 12/10/2019 8:28:14 PM

A leading animal-rights group is taking its fight to stop SeaWorld trainers from riding dolphins during shows directly to the company‘s shareholders. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, which has long battled SeaWorld over its handling of killer whales, proposed on Tuesday a shareholder vote to ban certain performance stunts, such as balancing on dolphins’ nostrums. PETA’s proposed non-binding resolution states “in order to address the most pressing issue that SeaWorld faces today — the public’s continued opposition to captive-animal displays — the shareholders urge the board to stop allowing trainers to stand on dolphins’ faces and ride on their backs in exploitive and potentially harmful circus-style shows.”


I "know" that dolphins are supposed to be one of the most intelligent sea creature. Who put them up to this? PETA, keep this up and "we're going to eat'em," instead.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Scottyboy 12/10/2019 8:34:51 PM (No. 258411)
If the trainers simply claimed that they were part of the LBGQRSTWXYZ movement that enjoys unusual relations with aquatic mammals, PETA would leave them alone.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: viking diver 12/10/2019 8:38:24 PM (No. 258412)
As a card caring member of PETA (people eating tasty animals) one of my most memorable experiences was swimming with the dolphins on a scuba diving trip. These "wild" dolphins started playing with me for over an hour bumping me, rubbing up against me and even pushing me around the dive boat! I do not think for one moment that if a dolphin didn't want to play he/she wouldn't. Snow flakes out of control and having their underwear in a twist.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: panther361 12/10/2019 9:50:15 PM (No. 258441)
When, I've been waiting, is this bullish outfit going to get on those people that have dog and cat on their menus?
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Reply 4 - Posted by: JediJerry 12/10/2019 10:29:18 PM (No. 258458)
How about shareholders vote to tell PETA to go F themselves. Go ride this: "A Big Double Bikers Salute"!
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Old Army Vet 12/10/2019 11:29:51 PM (No. 258492)
People Eating Tasty Animals.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: XCenturion 12/10/2019 11:34:11 PM (No. 258496)
This is the way liberals think. Don't injure the animals, but it's okay to abort third trimester babies. Sick, sick people.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: DVC 12/11/2019 12:38:40 AM (No. 258520)
I am SO sick of these nutcase folks.
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