Committee Hearing

Heated Testimony At Capitol Over Assembly Bill Inspired By Blackfish

The committee chair recommended an interim study, meaning a final vote won’t be made until next year.


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Proposed Killer Whale Bill Put On Hold; Assembly Committee To Conduct Study

A proposed California bill that would force SeaWorld San Diego to stop using killer whales in its iconic shows has been tabled.



Blackfish Protesters Gather At California Capitol Before Assembly Hearing

Protesters delivered more than 1 million signatures in support of the measure as part of an international movement inspired by Blackfish, the CNN documentary that details orca captivity at SeaWorld.