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USDA Cites SeaWorld For Endangering Animals! Take That Whale Enslavers!

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The USDA cited SeaWorld for violating the Animal Welfare Act!

Ever since the documentary Blackfish came out, all eyes have been on SeaWorld. And they're judging… hard.

Some of those judging eyes belong to the U.S. government!

The U.S. Department of Agriculture actually cited SeaWorld Orlando for violating the Animal Welfare Act!

SeaWorld can try and spin the press in their favor all they want, but the fact that they were using

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GROSS!! Arizona Passes A DISGUSTING Bill That Gives People A "Right To Discriminate" And Is Now One Step Away From Being A Law!

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This is such a fail, Arizona.

We can't even believe something like would even be proposed, let alone PASSED in 2014.

Arizona has passed a bill basically giving people the "right to discriminate" against others based on their religious beliefs.

Ughhhhhhh, don't we have separation of church and state for a reason?!

Basically, the bill allows people, companies, and religious bodies the right to use their religious beliefs as a legitimate defense in a lawsuit for discrimination.

Aka if someone refused to hire an employee based on the fact that they were, say, gay or even a single mother, the company could defend themselves by saying it was against their religious beliefs to hire said person.

Gross, gross, groooooosssssss.

Republican representative Steve Montenegro defended the law by saying:

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This Has To Stop! 22 Year-Old Venezuelan Beauty Queen Fatally Shot In The Head During A Peaceful Student Protest!

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Venezuelan beauty queen Genesis Carmona shot in the head during peaceful protest

Guys, we're about to get super serious for a minute…

There are some terrible and tragic things happening in Venezuela due to their political turmoil. Students and activists have been peacefully protesting their government's social and economic crisis due to the illegitimate & corrupt government.

However, that very same government and their military have turned these peaceful protests deadly.

Which only further proves the point that these protests are NEEDED to bring light to the Venezuelan people's suffering.

This brings us to Genesis Carmona and her vicious and unjust death.

The 22 year-old beauty queen was brutally shot in the head during one of those peaceful protests and succumbed to her injuries in a hospital yesterday.

So, so terrible.

A family member of hers spoke out on her death and the terrible events happening in Venezuela

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Locals Rushing To Rescue Sochi's Stray Dogs Before The Gov't MURDERS Them!

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Sochi locals are rushing to rescue as many stray dogs as possible before the government murders them!

It seems like things in Sochi just keep getting worse!!

We've all heard the horrors about the hotel rooms and how journalists are trying to make the best of the spartan conditions.

We also previously mentioned something far worse… they're killing thousands of stray dogs to clean up the city, making way for the Winter Games.

The government wants the dogs gone before

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Prince William & Prince Charles On Their Way To Protect Animals! Royal Father & Son Make A Trip To Highlight Illegal Wildlife Trade!

Princes William and Charles wanna help stop the illegal wildlife trade!!

Prince William and his father Prince Charles are going to be pretty busy mid-February.

They're going to spend all their time between February 9th and 13th trying to help out animals by highlighting the illegal wildlife trade.

First, they'll head to the United for Wildlife Symposium at the Zoological Society London, then they'll head to a reception at the Natural History Museum. It's an event hosted by the U.K. government for the London Conference on the Illegal Wildlife Trade.

After that, they'll be attending the actual conference where the Duke of Cambridge and the Prince of Wales are really on top of their animal conservation game! They've got one hell of a busy week!

And a lot of it has to do with Princess Diana's legacy.

She instilled in them a love of animals, which Prince William plans to pass on to his son Prince George… in the form of a jungle-themed room!

So cute! Way to help the animals, you two!!

[Image via WENN.]

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Sochi Kills Thousands Of Stray Dogs For Winter Olympics To "Clean Up The City!"

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Sochi kills thousands of stray dogs for Winter Olympics cause they're just awful.

This isn't the first time we've heard of a stray dog genocide happening in an Eastern European country.

Sadly, it probably won't be the last either.

Russia doesn't have the right idea about a lot of things generally when it comes to rights - both human and animals rights.

That's why the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics are so controversial. Not only is the country not changing its ridiculous anti-gay laws, they're killing dogs.

Sochi officials announced they'd cull 2,000 strays cats and dogs in an effort to clean up the city.

People obviously flipped out and the city called it off, but unfortunately

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Ricky Gervais Blasts Australia's Shark Cull! Makes A Great Point About When It's Okay To Kill Sharks!

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Ricky Gervais is always more than willing to throw in his two cents.

Especially if the topic of discussion is related to animals, the environment or some combo of the two.

We previously mentioned that Western Australia had begun a government-sponsored, controversial shark culling program.

He tweeted:

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