Following a vigorous PETA campaign that kicked off with a demonstration featuring a life-size crying, chained inflatable orca outside AAA’s office in New York City last year—and that included e-mails from more than 75,000 of our members and supporters—AAA Northeast has confirmed that it has stopped selling SeaWorld tickets! Now, urge AAA National to follow its club’s lead in recognizing that it’s cruel to keep highly intelligent, emotionally complex animals in cramped concrete tanks.
“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