"Love of animals is a universal impulse, a common ground on which all of us may meet. By loving and understanding animals, perhaps we humans shall come to understand each other." - Dr Louis J. Camuti
Earlier this summer, Ecorazzi reported that SeaWorld's stock had plummeted by nearly 33% – a decline largely due to the drop in park attendance and media criticism caused by the controversial Blackfish documentary. Overall, the stock devaluation caused $832 million in losses for SeaWorld shareholders, adding to the long list of problems the marine parks have faced since Blackfish was released in 2013. Last week, Virgin America announced that the airline will be joining the ranks of companies, celebrities and organizations that are standing up for the rights of captive orcas and dolphins by refusing to be associated with the SeaWorld parks. Virgin America has removed SeaWorld from its Elevate rewards program, which allows customers to visit attractions across the U.S. and earn travel points along the way. SeaWorld will no longer be listed as an Elevate attraction or qualify visitors to earn points with the company.
Animal Rights Human Wrongs by Vernon Coleman
Includes: How and why the truth is suppressed, irrefutable evidence that animals are sentient creatures, moral, scientific and ethical arguments against vivisection, the deliberate marginalisation of pro-animal campaigners, how animal abusers control the media, police violence and harassment, intellectual and emotional terrorism by animal abusers, too many laws and not enough justice, solutions - what we can all do NOW, and much, much more.
Animals deserve rights, regardless of how they taste or how convenient it is to experiment on them. Like humans, animals are capable of suffering and have an interest in leading their own lives. They are not ours to use for food, clothing, experimentation, or entertainment.
As an activist, you can educate people in your community and positively affect their attitudes and lifestyles. You just need the desire to generate positive change and to believe that your voice and actions matter...