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Judge tosses out case seeking slavery protection for killer whales

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Published February 08, 2012 | Associated Press

SAN DIEGO — A federal judge in San Diego on Wednesday dismissed an unprecedented lawsuit seeking to grant constitutional protection against slavery to a group of orcas that perform at SeaWorld parks, saying the 13th amendment applies only to humans.

U.S. District Judge Jeffrey Miller stopped the case from proceeding two days after he became the first judge in U.S. history to listen to arguments in court over the possibility of granting constitutional rights for members of an animal species.... http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/judge-dismisses-case-seeking-slavery-protection-for-orcas-in-lawsuit-against-seaworld/2012/02/08/gIQAvanqzQ_print.html