A federal court is being asked to grant constitutional rights to five killer whales who perform at marine parks — an unprecedented and perhaps quixotic legal action that is nonetheless likely to stoke an ongoing, intense debate at America’s law schools over expansion of animal rights.Here's a suggestion: Slavery or sushi, your choice, Shamu.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is accusing the SeaWorld parks of keeping five star-performer whales in conditions that violate the 13th Amendment ban on slavery. SeaWorld depicted the suit as baseless.
You know what's coming next. They'll be asking for reparations.
I guess the dolphins weren't allowed to join the lawsuit because they're not black.