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California Officially Bans Orca Captivity and Breeding

California Governor Jerry Brown signed an anti-Orca breeding and captivity bill into law on Tuesday. Democrats had been pushing for the law since at least 2013, and its passage follows within a year of Sea World San Diego succumbing to pressure from left-wing animal rights activists by agreeing to end future orca shows.

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VIDEO: Killer Whale Freaks Out Hundreds of Dolphins

A whale-watching company was able to capture a rare sight on camera recently when a huge pod of dolphins in Monterey County was forced to swim for their lives after a killer whale attacked them.

TIlikum Orca (Gerardo Mora / Getty)

Victory Lap: CNN Airs ‘Blackfish’ After SeaWorld Sinks Orca Shows

CNN re-aired the 2013 documentary Blackfish on Saturday night — just two days after SeaWorld CEO Joel Manby announced that the theme park will surrender to the environmentalists that have aggressively attacked SeaWorld’s orca captivity program, and end both orca shows and captive breeding.

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SeaWorld to Sue Over Orca Restrictions

SeaWorld will pursue legal action against the California Coastal Commission’s left-wing-influenced attempt to eliminate the presence of killer whales at the San Diego park.

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CA Coastal Commission Killing SeaWorld San Diego

California’s Coastal Commission bowed to left-wing animal rights activists with approval of an amendment stripping SeaWorld of the ability to breed killer whales as a condition of building a massive new $100 million habitat expansion for the orcas living there now.

Relentless animal rights activists attempted to make waves at San Diego airport’s baggage claim with two orca-suited protesters on Thursday, but few passers-by seemed to notice their antics as law enforcement officers pulled them off the conveyer.

Orca-Suited PETA Protesters Mount San Diego Airport Baggage Claim

Relentless animal rights activists attempted to make waves at San Diego airport’s baggage claim with two orca-suited protesters on Thursday, but few passers-by seemed to notice their antics as law enforcement officers pulled them off the conveyer.

An orca swims at the Marineland animal exhibition park in the French Riviera city of Antibes, southeastern France, on December 12, 2013. AFP PHOTO / VALERY HACHE

Orca Sapiens? Salon Says Killer Whales May be ‘Persons’

Salon Magazine, a bastion of political correctness, has now come down on the side of the orca. The more we learn about killer whales, a recent article states, “the more that our assumption of innate superiority looks like a presumption.” Whether this brave new world will be friendlier to human beings is doubtful indeed. But at least the orca will be protected.