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PETA's Orca Slave Lawsuit Dismissed

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PETA brought a lawsuit against SeaWorld on behalf of its orca whales.

They claimed that the whales should be released under the 13th amendment which is all about anti-slavery rights.

The case wasn't immediately dismissed and U.S. District Judge Jeffrey Miller actually heard the case. He was the first judge to hear a case about the constitutional rights of animals.

The judge eventually dismissed it and said in his ruling:

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