CAPTIVE ORCAS – SOME US CONGRESS MEMBERS WALK THE TALK

May 29, 2014​ – (CNN) – Over three dozen members of Congress want the government to ensure the humane treatment of orca whales and other marine animals in captivity, following an outcry sparked by the documentary “Blackfish.” The letter, released Thursday and signed by 37 Democrats and one Republican to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, cites outdated regulations protecting those sea mammals and asserts that the current rules don’t reflect “updated science.” The documentary recounts the 2010 death of veteran SeaWorld … More…