SeaWorld Backlash

SeaWorld defends itself against the proposed California bill that would ban Orca shows.
3:00 | 03/08/14

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into a fire storm over a proposal to ban a popular attraction at seaworld. Those killer whales. The move sparked by an eye-opening documentary. Seaworld responding tonight. In Los Angeles. Reporter: They are seaworld celebrities and main attraction, the killer whales but a California lawmaker is proposing a bill this week to ban the use of those orcas in future shows. The long accepted practice of keeping orcas captive must end. For human amusement. The documentary black fish which focuses on the death of a trainer in seaworld killed by a orca associated with two other deaths. This routine of having shows you have 1:00 is a human construct put on these an ma'ams and stresses them out. Reporter: Seaworld says the premises behind this proposed legislation is severely flawed on multiple levels and validity is highly questionable. Seaworld goes on to say, we are deeply committed to the health and well-being of all of our animals and killer whales are no exception. If passed, the law would only affect performances at its San Diego facility. The company would offer shows in Orlando and San Antonio. ABC news, Los Angeles.

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