After PETA wrote to AAA Arizona about SeaWorld’s long history of animal mistreatment—including that the company crams orcas into tiny, barren concrete tanks in which they gnaw on metal gates in frustration and often die decades short of their natural life expectancy—the company confirmed that it no longer sells tickets to these cruel parks. AAA Arizona joins dozens of other compassionate companies—including AAA Washington—that have ended their support of SeaWorld.
“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE
— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind