PETA Statement re: Delta Announces Ban on Hunting Trophies

For Immediate Release:
August 3, 2015

PETA is giving Delta two wings up and also sending the airline a certificate of appreciation for putting wildlife killers’ grisly “trophy” carcasses on its no-fly list. Now, PETA hopes the company will take another great step for wildlife and captive animals like those used in canned hunts by joining Virgin America and other businesses that no longer promote SeaWorld.

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