MEESSAGE RECU DE PETA:
PLUS JAMAIS D' ORQUES CAPTIFS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Today, California became the first state to ban the breeding of
captive orcas—ensuring that future generations will not endure the
deprivation, stress, and frustration of being trapped inside a tiny
concrete tank. Thanks to Assemblymember Richard Bloom, who
introduced the California Orca Protection Act, state legislators learned
how orcas suffer and die prematurely in captivity, and today, Gov.
Jerry Brown signed this important bill into law.
The California Orca Protection Act prevents all California marine parks
from breeding orcas for captivity and ensures that SeaWorld can't
reverse its decision to stop its sordid orca-breeding program moving
forward. This monumental achievement follows the admission by SeaWorld's
CEO that the company stopped breeding orcas because "the data and
trends showed it was either a SeaWorld without whales or a world without
SeaWorld"—as well as last year's California Coastal Commission ruling
that SeaWorld San Diego could not build new tanks if it continued to
This is a huge win for orcas. Thousands of you
responded to PETA's action alert asking you to contact government
officials and speak up for orcas kept inside tiny concrete tanks in
California, and this victory could not have been achieved without your
As PETA celebrates this historic move, we encourage you to take the next step and urge federal legislators to support the Orca Responsibility and Care Advancement (ORCA) Act, which would ban the breeding of captive orcas throughout the U.S.
'Til the tanks are empty,